17 septembrie 2019

Don't read too much into Turkey's gag order reversal, warn free press advocates

al-monitor.com

Turkey’s Constitutional Court has ruled unanimously that a reporting ban slapped on the work of a parliamentary commission set up to investigate corruption charges leveled against four former ministers in a quashed 2013 probe violated free expression and press freedom . The court was responding to a complaint filed by opposition broadcaster Halk TV , which aired coverage of the corruption scandal implicating Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who was then the prime minister, and his inner [...]