Thursday, July 28, 2016

Turkey closes 130 media outlets, sacks generals as post-coup purge deepens

(VIDEO) In Turkey, the sweeping crackdown following this month's failed military coup shows no sign of abating.

More than 130 media outlets have been shut down, Reuters reported citing official sources. That includes 45 newspapers, 16 TV channels and three news agencies.

The list of journalists detained keeps on growing. Forty-two arrest warrants were reportedly issued on Monday, and another 47 on Wednesday.

Those detained include staff of Zaman newspaper, which was seized by authorities earlier this…

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