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Link: bit.ly/ei8JJ4 The European Parliament expressed serious doubts about press freedom in Turkey in a criticism-laden report it adopted Wednesday. It said it was closely following the latest arrests of journalists, including Ahmet Şık and Nedim Şener, for alleged links to a plot to topple the government. The European Parliament “is concerned about the deterioration… » read more

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Kader Sevinç Published: 08 March 2011 Link: bit.ly/fatynO Kader Sevinç, the EU representative of Turkey’s largest opposition party, the Republican People’s Party (Turkish: Cumhuriyet Halk Partisi or CHP), and a member of the Party of European Socialists’ Presidency Committee. “The Turkish people’s deep civilisational roots and aspirations to live in an advanced information society and… » read more

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  ”The European Commission is following with concern the recent police actions against journalists, including the detention today of Nedim Şener, Ahmet Şık and others and the arrests last week of ODA TV site administrators Soner Yalçın, Barış Terkoğlu and Barış Pehlivan.   The European Commission has in its progress report highlighted the high number… » read more

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Thousands protest in Istanbul demanding journalists’ release; about 500 protest in Ankara over lack of media freedom. Journalists in Turkey marched in protest on Friday after police arrested 10 reporters and writers, detentions that prompted the European Commission to warn the EU candidate country over its democratic credentials. Thursday’s arrests were ordered as part of… » read more

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CHP leader Mr. Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu talked to journalists on his way to London: CHP has become the address for change, AKP the defender of the status quo. Once again, I’m urging AKP to re-write the constitution in cooperation with us to brighten the future of this country. Let’s draft a brand-new basic law, full with… » read more

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