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Saturday, July 23, 2016

Erdogan’s about-face on freedom of expression, all in the name of democracy

Erdogan’s about-face on freedom of expression, all in the name of democracy

Turkey’s president embraced social media in his efforts to put down an attempted coup last week. But the easing of internet restrictions didn’t last long — blink and you may have missed it.

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Friday, July 22, 2016

Dutch government calls on Turkish community to report threats - NL Times

Dutch government calls on Turkish community to report threats
Posted on Jul 22, 2016 by Janene Pieters

The government is calling on Turkish-Dutch citizens to report if they are threatened by supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Minister Bert Koenders of Foreign Affairs wrote in a letter to parliament on Thursday, NU.nl reports.

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US could extradite Gulen quickly: Turkish minister - News from Al Jazeera

US could extradite Gulen quickly: Turkish minister

Foreign minister urges US to speed up consideration of whether businessman blamed for failed coup should be extradited.

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