Turkish Editor Stands Up to State Terror

Posted: November 27, 2015 in -
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Way more backbone than most American “journalists.”

Turkish newspaper editor in court for ‘espionage’ after revealing weapon convoy to Syrian militants

“We came here to defend the right of the public to obtain the news and their right to know if their government is feeding them lies. We came here to show and to prove that governments cannot engage in illegal activity and defend this,” Dündar was cited by Today’s Zaman.

The articles, published on Cumhuriyet’s front page in May, claimed that Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization (MİT) is smuggling weapons in trucks into Syria and was caught doing so twice in 2014.

 

 

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