Will Erdogan Allow Greater press Freedom In Turkey? Don't Count On It

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s surprise election victory does not augur well for journalism in Turkey. A president who has shown scant respect for press freedom in recent years is unlikely to address concerns about his country being one of the world’s most prolific jailers of journalists.

Under Erdoğan’s AKP administrations since 2003, whether as prime minister or president, reporting has become a hazardous activity.

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