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Austrian Journalist Arrested In Turkey As Erdogan Continues Crackdown On Free Speech

Added: 11.09.2018 20:55 | 24 views | 0 comments

The Austrian online magazine Re:volt said Turkish authorities arrested an Austrian journalist and activist over alleged terrorism-related charges on Tuesday, according to Reuters. The left-wing website said Max Zirngast was arrested while at his apartment in Ankara after living in Turkey for several years on Tuesday morning. “We condemn this arrest in the strongest terms of course and call for his immediate release,” Re:volt said by email, confirming the arrest which was first reported by the journalism rights group Reporters Without Borders. “Our writer, who has lived in Turkey for many years, is a passionate leftist activist and author who campaigns for freedom and democracy,” the...

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