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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:... fb.me/2J4TgJlx5
"Russia. Motherland. Putin!" Silencing dissent in #Putin's #Russia. Trailer for our latest film for @vicenews: m.youtube.com/watch?v=rm5pE_…
Turkey, Armenians battle over #ArmenianGenocide 100 years later. My latest for @USATODAY: usatoday.com/story/news/wor…
Where Are the Children? Infuriating read & stellar reporting on the business of extorting from undocumented migrants nyr.kr/1JKzFM5
"As the Middle East descends into proxy wars, sectarian conflicts and battles against terrorist networks,... fb.me/6l0duAnrR
Horrific. Up to 700 people feared dead after migrant boat sinks off Libya reut.rs/1DnjKxD
The cost of dissent in Putin's #Russia: exiled lawmaker compares climate today to that of Germany in 1933 nytimes.com/2015/04/16/opi…
More British Muslims have joined Islamist militant groups than serve in the armed forces. On Her Majesty’s Jihadists: tinyurl.com/nvsxvl8
Two Turkish journalists at secular Cumhuriyet paper face 4.5 years in prison for republishing Charlie Hebdo cover tinyurl.com/pdxv8hg
#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... fb.me/1YHxO1rAf
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 tinyurl.com/ny72kl4
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. tinyurl.com/muxq6py
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 tinyurl.com/pozg6qr
It looks like the access to Twitter, Youtube, Facebook banned in #Turkey over hostage photo tinyurl.com/muxq6py
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 rollingstone.com/culture/featur…
A journalist in #Turkey receives suspended prison sentence for clicking "Like" on a Facebook post critical of Erdogan hurriyetdailynews.com/journalist-rec…
Interesting piece on Russia's efforts to fight radicalization: Un-recruiting #ISIS followers thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/…
#ISIS now said to control 90% #Syria's Yarmouk refugee camp, on outskirts of Damascus. reuters.com/article/2015/0…
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 mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKB…
My latest on the violence in #Istanbul RT @csmonitor: Marxist attacks in Turkey: why rights activists fear fallout trib.al/vF4hFno
Is #Turkey still a ‘jihadist highway’ to Syria – or is that a bum rap? tinyurl.com/kwv3hsj via @DSoguel
A difficult choice for artists in #Russia: Censorship or else... tinyurl.com/k8vf92y via @nytimes
Grim news out of #Kenya, where at least 70 people have been killed in an al Shabaab attack on a university trib.al/HWPVbpk
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 tinyurl.com/p9ks4t3 pic.twitter.com/IgAM0kRkIi
#Russia's Putin Seizes on Armenia Dispute to Buttress Iron Curtain Remains bloomberg.com/news/articles/…
My latest for @USATODAY on yesterday's tragic hostage crisis in #Turkey... fb.me/7c5bZ93v8
#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 pic.twitter.com/TYSwj0yqno
#TurkeyBlackOut? Generators keep lights on for Armani, Prada & luxury shops in #Istanbul's wealthy Nişantaşı district pic.twitter.com/mb6Ha31ZCS
Traffic lights still out in parts of #Istanbul. Drivers & pedestrians aren't particularly concerned #TurkeyBlackOut pic.twitter.com/T8mToac8CB
Shopkeepers in #Istanbul have their generators out, as the #Turkeyblackout continues pic.twitter.com/ooh49gHDY5