Don't read too much into Turkey's gag order reversal, warn free press advocates
Amberin Zaman September 17, 2019
Turkey’s highest court has struck down a reporting ban surrounding a 2013 corruption probe, but some human rights defenders warn the win for press freedom may prove minor.
REUTERSSupporters of the main opposition Republican People's Party hold a banner of four former ministers while shouting anti-government slogans during a protest in Ankara, Turkey, Dec. 17, 2014.
Turkey’s Constitutional Court has ruled unanimously that a reporting ban slapped on the work of a parliamentary commission set up to investigate corruption charges leveled against four former ministers in a quashed 2013 probe violated free expression and press freedom.
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