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Zaman Newspaper Taken Over as Turkish Government Steamrolls Press Freedom


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Zaman Newspaper Taken Over as Turkish Government Steamrolls Press Freedom

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Today’s government takeover of Zaman newspaper is the latest deeply troubling episode of the Turkish authorities’ ongoing onslaught on dissenting media, Amnesty International said today.

“By lashing out and seeking to rein in critical voices, President Erdogan’s government is steamrolling over human rights,” said Andrew Gardner, Amnesty International’s Turkey expert.

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