April 21, 2014

Turkey Takes Press Crackdown to New Level

Michael Rubin, Commentary

The Associated Press

Alas, all the blind rhetoric of Turkey’s democracy on the part of American politicians—and here a special spotlight should be on the members of the Congressional Turkey Caucus—simply gave Turkey cover to continue its crackdown.

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TAGGED: Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Internet, Freedom Of Speech


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