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Re: Turkey orders formal arrest of 9 Cumhuriyet newspaper st

Postby Tim Drayton » Wed Nov 09, 2016 8:19 am

Democracy, human rights and the rule of law in Turkey? Under a Trump presidency? Forget it. A powerful reactionary wave is set to surge around the world. Governments everywhere will move in an authoritarian direction, and those that are already authoritarian will move in the direction of fascist dictatorships. What's happening today in Turkey is what's coming everywhere in the next couple of decades.
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Re: Turkey orders formal arrest of 9 Cumhuriyet newspaper st

Postby Tim Drayton » Fri Nov 11, 2016 2:17 pm

Cumhuriyet Newspaper Executive Board Chair, Akın Atalay, was arrested at Istabul Airport this morning on his return from Germany.

http://www.cumhuriyet.com.tr/haber/engl ... _home.html
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Re: Turkey orders formal arrest of 9 Cumhuriyet newspaper st

Postby B25 » Fri Nov 11, 2016 3:45 pm

So, who gives a fuck!
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Re: Turkey orders formal arrest of 9 Cumhuriyet newspaper st

Postby Tim Drayton » Fri Nov 11, 2016 5:39 pm

While you were watching Trump...
Turkey locks up dissidents


http://www.economist.com/news/europe/21 ... dissidents
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Re: Turkey orders formal arrest of 9 Cumhuriyet newspaper st

Postby repulsewarrior » Fri Nov 11, 2016 8:38 pm

...indeed.

thanks Tim
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Re: Turkey orders formal arrest of 9 Cumhuriyet newspaper st

Postby Paphitis » Sat Nov 12, 2016 1:30 pm

Tim Drayton wrote:
Paphitis wrote:

I am not sure what you would expect.


I would expect nothing else, no. Erdoğan is a new world order sanctioned leader who has been put there to look after the interests of global capital in Turkey, which has made massive investments in manufacturing plant there over the past couple of decades. When the West opposes the brutal Assad dictatorship in Syria, it does so out of self interest. There are no lofty principles involved. If it suits their interests to have a dictatorship installed somewhere else,that's what they'll do.


I wouldn't say that at all. He isn't sanctioned by the US. They are just unwilling to be as interfering as they use to be in the 60s and 70s.

Erdogan is a pretty big pain in the backside too, so he does have his enemies in the American Establishment and Deep State.
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Re: Turkey orders formal arrest of 9 Cumhuriyet newspaper st

Postby Tim Drayton » Sat Nov 12, 2016 6:10 pm

French journalist Olivier Bertrand has been arrested in Turkey.

A French journalist was arrested in Turkey on Friday, his employer said, in a move that comes against a background of journalist detentions in the country following an attempted coup in July.


http://www.france24.com/en/20161112-fra ... dogan-coup
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Re: Turkey orders formal arrest of 9 Cumhuriyet newspaper st

Postby B25 » Sat Nov 12, 2016 7:40 pm

:lol:
Tim Drayton wrote:French journalist Olivier Bertrand has been arrested in Turkey.

A French journalist was arrested in Turkey on Friday, his employer said, in a move that comes against a background of journalist detentions in the country following an attempted coup in July.


http://www.france24.com/en/20161112-fra ... dogan-coup


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

And these MFs want Turkey in the EU.
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Re: Turkey orders formal arrest of 9 Cumhuriyet newspaper st

Postby Get Real! » Sat Nov 12, 2016 8:02 pm

I’ve started to tap into Erdo’s mindset… journalists are terrorists because they terrorize the nation by exposing the ruling regime.

I say hang the French fool... if not for his terrorist activities then for being dumb enough to go to Turkey! :)
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Re: Turkey orders formal arrest of 9 Cumhuriyet newspaper st

Postby kurupetos » Mon Nov 14, 2016 1:41 am

Erdogan is doing everything right (for us) and we (Nikaros) are trying to commit suicide. :roll:
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