"Prominent Turkish Journalists Imprisoned in Crackdown
Wednesday 29 June 2011
by: Mischa Geracoulis, Truthout | News Analysis
Reporters Without Borders brings international attention to the three month-plus imprisonment of Turkish investigative journalists Ahmet Sik, a reporter on human rights violations and alleged illegitimate Islamic networks in Turkey, and Nedim Sener of the newspaper Milliyet. The two, along with many other reporters, are jailed for their supposed membership in the Ergenekon organization - publicized as a shadowy, ultra-nationalist organization in Turkey with ties to militia and security forces. The charges are particularly ironic in that Sik and Sener have worked at length to expose that organization's activities. "
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