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Tag Archives: Turkey

Interpol and red notice for journalists- will the United States go the way of Turkey next?

Posted in INTERPOL's Tools and Practices, Member Country Activity, Uncategorized
It was with great dismay that I read this article . It seems that under the administration of Donald Trump, United States officials are now gathering intelligence on the public activity of journalists, bloggers, and other people that the administration considers to be influencers on matters of import to the Department of Homeland Security. While obviously… Continue Reading

INTERPOL’s Red Notice system- Turkey continues its attempts to use Red Notices as political tools against journalists

Posted in Member Country Activity, Politically Based Red Notices, Red Notice Challenges
A Turkish court has requested a Red Notice against reporter Can Dündar, the former chief editor of the Turkish newspaper Cumhuriyet. Authorities charged him with espionage in 2016, alleging that he disclosed state secrets in the course of his reporting. As reported here, the Committee to Protect Journalists (“CPJ”) has criticized Turkey’s request as being politically motivated,… Continue Reading

Turkey continues to challenge INTERPOL by abusing its Red Notice system

Posted in Collateral Effects of Red Notices, INTERPOL's Tools and Practices, Member Country Activity, Uncategorized
Last month, a Swedish journalist of Turkish descent, Hamza Yalçin was finally released from detention in a Spanish jail awaiting an  extradition decision. Turkey has requested and received an INTERPOL Red Notice based upon an underlying charge of “terrorism” and insulting the Turkish president. If he had been extradited, Mr. Yalçin would have faced over 22 years… Continue Reading