With the violent police seizure of Turkey’s biggest independent newspaper this weekend, the country has finally crossed the line to become a fully-fledged dictatorship.
“Consorting with terrorists” is the blanket charge that Erdogan is throwing at other independent Turkish media. Dozens of journalists have been arrested on similar charges. While other media outlets have been likewise closed down by Erdogan’s ruling party.
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“The constitution is finished,” decried Akarcesme. “This is despotism,” she added.
You can’t get more absurd than that. EU leaders pander to Turkey after the latter has played a leading role in destabilizing Syria and triggering the refugee crisis. And when this same regime cracks down on independent media exposing its criminal collusion with terrorism, the EU says or does nothing of importance.
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SOURCES: Originally published on Sputnik News By Finian Cunningham Submitted by SyrianPatriots War Press Info Network at: https://syrianfreepress.wordpress.com/2016/03/06/turkey-dictator/ ~