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Global Journalism Watchdog Honors Trump for 'Overall Achievement in Undermining Global Press Freedom'
In first annual "Press Oppressor" awards, Committee to Protect Journalists recognizes Trump's negative impact around the world
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Report Links Trump's Anti-Press Rhetoric to Record Number of Jailed Journalists
The president's fixation on "fake news" appears to have been embraced by authoritarian leaders around the world
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Flynn served in the Trump administration for only 24 days after being fired, following reports that he had been dishonest about his connections to Russia. News
Mueller Investigation Expands Focus to Probe Flynn's Finances
The special counsel is examining whether former national security advisor Michael Flynn concealed payments from the Turkish government
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A Letter to Trump
When one knows thee, then alien there is none, then no door is shut. —Rabindranath Tagore, Gitanjali (1913) Dear Mr. Trump, Forgive me for not addressing you as president but the words do not permit themselves to be formed when I think of that word and you. If you read my columns you have probably...
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A Year After Coup Attempt, Turkish Opposition Accuses Erdogan of Exploiting Crisis
7,400 civil servants were fired Friday as government attempts to punish those linked to coup
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Hundreds of Thousands Gather in Turkey to 'Revolt Against Injustice'
Opposition declares massive rally in Istanbul the beginning of a pro-democracy movement
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White House Visitors
A free press can be good or bad, but, most certainly, without freedom it will never be anything but bad. . . . — Albert Camus, Resistance, Rebellion, and Death A number of readers have written me asking me to explain why those particular leaders were selected by DJT to be among the first heads of...
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Trump to Erdogan: Congrats On Your Dictatorship!
The president’s call to Turkey’s increasingly autocratic leader sends an awful message of disregard for democracy.
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'Astounding': Trump Salutes Fellow Authoritarian Erdoğan on Power Grab
When human rights advocates raised concerns over election fraud, Erdoğan warned them to 'know your place'
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Erdoğan Claims Ultimate Power in Turkey After Nearly Split Vote
As one opponent of the referendum noted: "Threats, oppression, imprisonment, censorship, defamation—and yet half of the people of Turkey voted" against.
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