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Another week, another social media ban in Turkey. Such is life these days in Erdoganistan, where every day brings a new censorship story, greeted now with what my Turkish friend calls “the humour of desparation”.
As millions mourn the shooting of journalists in France, the European Parliament convening this week in Strasbourg today extended the fight for freedom of expression to legal threats, harassment and character assassination against free journalism in Turkey.
Cartoonists have been among the most visual in their reaction to the attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. Musa Kart and Xavier Bonilla, who have both been targeted by their governments, share their thoughts.
Musa Kart faced nine year behind bars over a caricature of the Turkish president
Turkey's new internet restrictions -- rushed through in early September -- spell trouble for the country's press. Catherine Stupp reports.
Index speaks to Amberin Zaman, the critical Turkish journalist who was recently told to "know [her] place" in a public tirade by president-elect Erdogan
Concerns about media and internet freedom as Erdogan looks set to make the switch from prime minister to president
The Turkish government continues to threaten internet freedom, placing added pressure on social media platforms, writes Catherine Stupp