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Turkey: Journalists, Writers Face Terrorism, Separatism Charges


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Turkey: Journalists, Writers Face Terrorism, Separatism Charges

Human Rights Watch (HRW)

ISTANBUL - The prosecution of writers and journalists charged with terrorism and separatism for their association with a newspaper raises serious concerns for freedom of expression in Turkey, Human Rights Watch said today. The first trial hearing begins on December 29, 2016, for four defendants detained since August and five others who are also being tried.

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