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Broadcasting bans on critical Turkish outlets rise amid free press concerns

  • The Radio and Television High Council (RTUK) decided on July 1 to punish Tele1 TV and Halk TV for referring to the Ottoman Sultan Abdulhamid II as a “despicable dictator”
  • The International Press Institute condemned the decision, saying that the RTUK must stop acting as a “government tool” to threaten news outlets
By Arab News ·