Turkish authorities ordered the closure of more than 130 media outlets on Wednesday in a crackdown following July’s failed coup, Reuters reports, citing CNN Turk. Some 2,400 military personnel were also sacked in the Turkish government’s latest move.
The Turkish government shutdown three news agencies, 23 radio stations, 16 TV channels, 45 newspapers, 15 magazines, and 29 publishers and distributors in their crackdown on the media.
The army saw 726 officers and 1,684 soldiers discharged, according to the government decree….
Posted by Women Against Shariah on Wednesday, July 27, 2016