"The Turkish Media: At Long Last Turkey Becomes a World Leader!
by Amberin Zaman
April 28, 2011
If nature permitted and Turkish pros-ecutors had their way, Vedat Kursun,the editor-in-chief of the pro-Kurdishdaily Azadiya Welat would spend 116years in prison. His biggest crime is to have permitted the publication of allegedly separatist articles in his newspaper. Under Turkey’s draconiananti-terror laws, this qualifes him for membership in the outlawed separatist Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), anarmed militant group that has been fghting the Turkish army for the past 27 years."
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