Sunday, March 18, 2012

Newsfeed - March 18

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Anthropologist Müge Tuzcu arrested

You can read about the arrest of Müge Tuzcu, who had recently written about the sexual abuse scandal at the Pozantı Juvenile Prison, on GIT - North America.

International Media on the Release of the Imprisoned Journalists Ahmet şık and Nedim şener

European Federation of Journalists:
The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) welcomed the release of four jailed journalists in Turkey but has warned campaigners that efforts must continue in support of these and other journalists under pressure in the country. Read more via GIT - North America.

The Guardian:
Fiachra Gibbons questions the so called “democratic reform model” of Turkey in his Guardian op-ed on Turkey's imprisoned journalists. Read via GIT - North America.

The New Republic:
“Don’t overly criticize the Prime Minister; don’t question the police; don’t write about the cemaat, or the community, the Turkish Islamic Gulen Movement.” Istanbul-based writer Suzy Hansen writes about the continuing assault on Turkish journalists and the AKP's quieter method of censoring critical journalists. Read via GIT - North America.