March 13, 2011
NYT: In Turkey, thousands protest a crackdown on press freedom
by Sebnem Arsu
The New York Times
ISTANBUL — Thousands of people marched in central Istanbul on Sunday to protest a crackdown on the press in Turkey after the arrest of more than a dozen journalists this month.
In the most prominent case, two investigative journalists, Nedim Sener and Ahmet Sik, were arrested on charges of involvement in a 2003 military-led plot to overthrow the pro-Islamic government.
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