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Turkey's Hidden Truths

February 1st, 2014

Episode 526 of 1366 episodes

Turkey has notoriously vague and extensive anti-terror laws which have been used to jail dozens of journalists over the last six months. Journalists say these laws have been used as a pretext to prevent them from reporting on subjects the government finds sensitive, such as the Kurdish issue or Turkey’s policy towards Syria. Selin Gerit investigates why journalists so often find themselves under attack from the authorities.

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