Journalists described limited access to the predominantly Kurdish southeast, where conflict has escalated since a ceasefire between the government in Ankara and the armed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) broke down in July 2015, leaving a tentative two-and-a-half-year peace process in tatters. Journalists working in the southeast face serious risks and have been threatened, arrested, and ill-treated by members of the security forces and police, and even the public, in the course of reporting.
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Disproportionately Huge Fines; Ban on Links with Foreign Groups
Countries Should Support Citizens’ Returns, Increase Aid