- Turkey. Ahmet Şik’s Statement in Court on 24 July 2017 Defending Freedom of Expression Ahmet Şik, 12 September In 2011, Turkish investigative journalist Ahmet Şik wrote a book titled The Imam’s Army, on the infiltration of the Fethullah Gulen movement into the Turkish state. The draft was confiscated by authorities and banned by a court. But the manuscript was leaked online. Şik was jailed for a year as (...)
The “Border Burners” in the Algerian Press
Crisis of migrants or crisis of the West?
Farida Souiah, 31 January
Offenders? Victims? Resistants? Who are these clandestine immigrants trying to leave the country by “burning borders”, described in the Algerian dailies?
“Powerless to act, the government finally admits the problem is serious. The harraga are exposing the system for what it is.” This was the (...)