A protest formed in solidarity with journalists Can Dündar and Erdem Gül. Image via Wikimedia Commons.

Erdo-fascism

Tarık Günersel rounds up the latest news in freedom of expression from Turkey.

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Cartoon: No Spring for Chernobyl

The Chernobyl nuclear disaster occurred 30 years ago, on April 26, 1986.

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ICORN 2016

A Life After Death

Sonali Samarasinghe’s remarks to the ICORN assembly in Paris on March 31, 2016.

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Cartoon: Press Freedom in Turkey

A Dutch journalist was arrested in Turkey for tweets criticizing Erdoğan.

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Novelist Mario Bellatin.

The Writer’s Block Transcripts: A Q&A with Mario Bellatin

“The mystery is the necessity to confront a nothingness on a daily basis, starting with writing.” An interview with Mario Bellatin.

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SW Daily

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    Cartoon: Social Media Police

    Authorities use social media to track criminals and terrorists; dictators use social media to track and stop dissent; and “justice” can be dispensed by social media users at any perceived wrongdoing by public shaming of the culprit.

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