Yet more legal action for ‘insulting Erdoğan’

Three other journalists are being investigated for “insulting” President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan: Ahmet Altan (formerly daily Taraf), Hasan Cemal (T24) and Levent Kenez (daily Meydan)

Journalist Ahmet Altan being investigated for ‘insulting Erdoğan’

Journalist Hasan Cemal called to testify over column on Erdoğan

Meydan daily, editor-in-chief probed for reporting on Demirtaş interview

A name is added to this list almost every other day in Turkey as Erdoğan practices the related law like no other president before him since he came into office. Just the journalists faced legal action due to “insulting” Erdoğan only in September include: Onur Erem (daily Birgün), Murat Çapan (weekly Nokta), Ertuğrul Özkök (daily Hürriyet, Ekrem Dumanlı (daily Zaman), Yavuz Baydar (dailies Bugün and Today’s Zaman).

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