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7 October 2014 News Round-up

Turkey’s agenda this week concentrated on the details and extent of its involvement in the conflict with Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria and Iraq. Domestically, whilst the country re-visited its dismal freedom of press record, the…
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6 May 2014 News Roundup

Disputes over celebrating International Workers’ Day in Taksim Square led to strong police intervention against those gathered for May Day. Press freedom in Turkey dropped from “partially free” to “not free” category by the…
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4 March 2014 News Roundup

The reverberations of the wiretapping scandal of PM Erdogan dominated the news this week. The new bills on HSYK, Turkish National Education and the National Intelligence Organization (MIT) caused various reactions within the…
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