This is a major blow to democracy and the freedom of speech and the press: CNN Turk reported that 130 media organizations had been shuttered in a widening crackdown by Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government. The list also inlcuded 23 radio stations, three news agencies and 15 magazines. Many of those targeted were regional media outlets as […]
Erdogan’s government seized 2,250 facilities and and institutions that it claimed are essential to national security. The government had already jailed at least 10,000 people and forcibly retired 60,000 workers as a result of the coup attempt. Photo by World Humanitarian Summit 2016
Episode 16. Topics include the police shootings in Baton Rouge and the War on Cops, Nice and Germany terrorist attacks, Attempted coup in Turkey, Melania Trump’s RNC speech, Marilyn Mosby’s failure in Freddie Gray case, Chris Matthews attacks Benghazi victim’s mother, Tim Duncan’s retirement, Starbucks and Black Lives Matter. Don’t forget to subscribe to The […]
From The Telegraph: With expectations growing of heavy measures against dissent, European politicians warned Mr Erdogan that the coup attempt did not give him a “blank cheque” to disregard the rule of law. Mr Erdogan has hinted he may reintroduce the death penalty, which the country abolished in 2004 in line with its bid to […]
What is this, Turkey? Turkish security for Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan was not afraid of putting their hands on journalists and protesters outside the left-leaning Brookings Institute in Washington, D.C.
7/28/2016 - Turkey Crackdown: Government Closes 130 Media Outlets after Failed Coup
7/24/2016 - Turkey Seized 2,250 Facilities in Crackdown after Coup Attempt
7/21/2016 - The Bias Buzz Podcast- Baton Rouge Police Shootings, Nice Terror Attack, Attempted Coup Fails in Turkey, Melania Trump’s Speech, RNC Convention and More
7/19/2016 - Turkey Coup Collapsed Over the Weekend, World Leaders Warn Turkey to Not Execute Coup Plotters
4/1/2016 - Scuffle Between Reporters, Protesters and Turkish Security in D.C.