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OSCE Representative calls on Turkey to refrain from acts of intimidation against media, following appointment of trustees to run Zaman newspaper


VIENNA, 4 March 2016 – Appointing trustees to manage the Zaman daily newspaper is the latest in a string of measures initiated by the authorities to intimidate media in Turkey, Dunja Mijatović, OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media said today.
“Today’s decision of the authorities to appoint trustees to Zaman newspaper is deeply worrying,” Mijatović said. “This move not only further threatens media pluralism in the country, but also intimidates critical voices.”
Earlier today the Istanbul Sixth Criminal Court of Peace issued a decision to appoint trustees to manage Zaman newspaper, following the initiative of the Office of the Istanbul Chief …read more

Source: OSCE

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