Tag: press freedom

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Egyptian authorities slammed following raid on Anadolu Agency Cairo office

The international community has joined the Turkish government in condemning the Egyptian authorities after four staff members from the Anadolu Agency (AA) were arrested and taken to an unknown location by Egyptian police in a raid on the news agency’s Cairo office on Tuesday night. AA said police officers stormed the office, cutting off security […]

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German media giant to pull out of Turkey citing “press freedom’ issues following latest arrests

Despite local and international concerns, the Turkish authorities continue to clampdown on opposition media. In the past fortnight, the police have arrested and charged the editor and journalists of respected broadsheet Cumhuriyet claiming they were linked with “terrorists”. It was the final straw for one major foreign media investor in the country. On Nov. 3, […]