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Lucy Kafanov
Kremlin Crackdown on Dissent: Fear and Loathing in Putin's #Russia. #VIDEO trailer for our new VICE News film:...
"Russia. Motherland. Putin!" Silencing dissent in #Putin's #Russia. Trailer for our latest film for @vicenews:…
Turkey, Armenians battle over #ArmenianGenocide 100 years later. My latest for @USATODAY:…
Where Are the Children? Infuriating read & stellar reporting on the business of extorting from undocumented migrants
"As the Middle East descends into proxy wars, sectarian conflicts and battles against terrorist networks,...
Horrific. Up to 700 people feared dead after migrant boat sinks off Libya
The cost of dissent in Putin's #Russia: exiled lawmaker compares climate today to that of Germany in 1933…
More British Muslims have joined Islamist militant groups than serve in the armed forces. On Her Majesty’s Jihadists:
Two Turkish journalists at secular Cumhuriyet paper face 4.5 years in prison for republishing Charlie Hebdo cover
#Turkey threatens to ban access to Google unless it removes photographs of murdered Turkish prosecutor by 1:30 am local
"In any other country with a tradition of freedom of the press, the photograph might have set off a discussion...
Any suggestions for an iPhone workaround to the Twitter block in Turkey?
#Afghanistan: #Taliban claim Mullah Omar alive & well, release ‘biography’ offering insight into leadership structure
Social media ban in context: Twitter got more requests frm #Turkey 2 remove content in 2014 than any other country #TwitterisblockedinTurkey
Erdogan spokesman blames "irresponsible" news outlets for Twitter, YouTube ban. Says publishing hostage pics amounts to terrorist propaganda
Erdogan spokesman says #Turkey's social media ban has nothing to do with freedom of speech, curbed freedoms
#Turkey's ban on Twitter, YouTube come as 7 Turkish newspapers investigated for "terrorist propaganda" in publishing slain prosecutor photo
Local media reporting #Turkey's ban on Facebook has been lifted, while access to Twitter and YouTube still blocked.
Last time #Turkey blocked Twitter & YouTube was in March 2014, over leaked audio recordings showing corruption in Erdogan's inner circle
Some folks are still able to access Twitter, YouTube and Facebook in #Turkey as internet providers gradually implement the ban
#Turkey launches most comprehensive social media ban to date, blocking access to Twitter, Facebook & YouTube over slain hostage photo
Last week, I wrote about fears of a looming crackdown in #Turkey. Today, access to Twitter, FB, YouTube is blocked
It looks like the access to Twitter, Youtube, Facebook banned in #Turkey over hostage photo
However, Facebook and YouTube are working fine for me. No problems with access. #Turkey
Unconfirmed reports that Twitter, YouTube and Facebook are blocked again in #Turkey. I'm currently unable to access Twitter without a VPN
What went wrong? Rolling Stone and UVA: The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism Report…
A journalist in #Turkey receives suspended prison sentence for clicking "Like" on a Facebook post critical of Erdogan…
Interesting piece on Russia's efforts to fight radicalization: Un-recruiting #ISIS followers…
#ISIS now said to control 90% #Syria's Yarmouk refugee camp, on outskirts of Damascus.…
More worrying developments in #Yemen, where NYT stringer @saeedalBatati reports AQAP militants have seized control of the port of Mukalla
#Turkey: 16-year-old student appears in court, facing prison time for insulting President Erdogan…
My latest on the violence in #Istanbul RT @csmonitor: Marxist attacks in Turkey: why rights activists fear fallout
Is #Turkey still a ‘jihadist highway’ to Syria – or is that a bum rap? via @DSoguel
A difficult choice for artists in #Russia: Censorship or else... via @nytimes
Grim news out of #Kenya, where at least 70 people have been killed in an al Shabaab attack on a university
7 Turkish newspapers under investigation for disseminating "terrorist propaganda" by published pic of slain prosecutor during hostage siege
#Turkey officials have often invoked DHKP/C violence to rationalize crackdowns. How will gov't respond after two days of deadly attacks?
36 hours in #Turkey: power blackout, 3 armed attacks in 24 hours -- two of -em fatal, mass sweeps & raids, now going after press & protests
#Turkey: Another shootout reported at an #Istanbul police station. Officials say one suspect killed, another escaped, one officer wounded.
#Turkey 1A cover story MT @USATODAY Today's #frontpage Tragic end to Turkish hostage situation
#Russia's Putin Seizes on Armenia Dispute to Buttress Iron Curtain Remains…
My latest for @USATODAY on yesterday's tragic hostage crisis in #Turkey...
#Turkey: Police believed to have launched operation to rescue the hostage. Gunshots were heard and an ambulance reportedly left the scene.
Authorities in #Turkey impose a media blackout on coverage of the hostage-taking of Istanbul's public prosecutor #BerkinElvan
Prosecutor in #Turkey's #BerkinElvan case taken hostage by radical left DHKP-C. Will b killed in an hour if demands arent met. SWAT on scene
Meanwhile, #Turkish radical leftist group DHKP-C takes prosecutor of #BerkinElvan murder case hostage in a courthouse
#TurkeyBlackOut? Generators keep lights on for Armani, Prada & luxury shops in #Istanbul's wealthy Nişantaşı district
Traffic lights still out in parts of #Istanbul. Drivers & pedestrians aren't particularly concerned #TurkeyBlackOut
Shopkeepers in #Istanbul have their generators out, as the #Turkeyblackout continues