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An AFP reporter takes cover during sniper fire in Syria. AFP photo


Global Press Freedom at 13-Year Low

Global Press Freedom at 13-Year Low

Washington- Global press freedom has hit a 13-year low, threatened by western democratic and authoritarian governments that seek to put more restrictions on it, Freedom House said Friday. The US-based human rights organization highlighted growing concerns over efforts...
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A woman holds a copy of the Bugün newspaper with the headline “Operation against the media is the end of democracy” as they protest while police search the premises of Koza İpek Holding which owns the newspaper in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, September 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)


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A handout picture made available by the Office of the Egyptian President shows Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi (C) inspecting weapons allegedly captured from militants, during his official visit following unprecedented attacks in North Sinai, Egypt, on July 4, 2014. (EPA/Office of the Egyptian President/HO)


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Zaman editor-in-chief Ekrem Dumanli greets his supporters after being released by the court outside the Justice Palace in Istanbul December 19, 2014. (Reuters/Murad Sezer)


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Turkish journalists gather to protest against attacks on journalists and media freedom in Ankara, Turkey, on May 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)