Turkey sentences journalists, draws criticism ahead of summit

By |februar 19th, 2018|Bulgarian Presidency, Deniz Yucel, EU-Turkey, media freedom, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey|

Turkey's sentencing of five journalists to life for involvement in a failed 2016 coup shows that the country's judiciary cannot make independent decisions, the president of the Association of European Journalists said on Monday and urged the Council of Europe to take action.

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EU will not lift visas unless Turkey eases terrorism laws

By |februar 16th, 2018|Angela Merkel, Deniz Yucel, Didier Reynders, EU-Turkey relations, EU-Turkey summit, Jean-Claude Juncker, Johannes Hahn, News, Omer Celik, press freedom, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Rex Tillerson, Syrian war, terrorism law, Turkish purges, visa-free travel|

The European Union told Turkey today (16 February) it would not ease travel requirements for its citizens unless Ankara softens counter-terrorism laws that the bloc says are excessive.

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