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The troubling message of this week’s internet bans in Turkey

The ban, earlier this week, of of facebook, twitter, and youtube, along with a threatened ban of google proved to be short lasting.  The chilling message the ban sends regarding freedom of expression in Turkey is nonetheless deeply disturbing. “The … Continue reading

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Turkey’s abyssmal HR record draws global attention

As 2013 draws to a close and the world takes stock, it is clear that Turkey’s appalling human rights record is gaining global attention. Below are three of the stories in the international media that caught my eye this past … Continue reading

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