Erdoğan's Crackdown: 'Free Speech Is Being Rebranded as Terrorism'

Since Turkey’s failed military coup on Friday, more than 6,000 people in the civil service, security forces and military have been arrested. Writers and journalists fear that Turkey’s authoritarian president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, will use the failed putsch as grounds to dramatically escalate his continuing purge of opponents, particularly in the media. Phoebe Greenwood goes to Istanbul to meet the journalists risking life sentences to report and publish stories critical of the Erdoğan government.

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Erdoğan's Crackdown: 'Free Speech Is Being Rebranded as Terrorism'