freedom of press threatened in turkey

Sunday, March 20th, 2016

on friday turkey signed a landmark agreement with the european union on migration and further movement towards EU accension. the agreement also introduces vice-free travel in the EU countries for turkish citizens. as the EU moves closer to turkey, turkey moves closer to authoritarianism. two weeks ago, the turkish government shut down a public news organization critical of turkey’s president erdoğan. a reporter for the germany-based publication der spiegel has been asked to leave the country. here is a report from reporters without borders.

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