Video – Vrijheid van meningsuiting in Turkije: recente arrestaties van journalisten, mediadirecties en systematische druk op de media

Mr President, at the core of the accession process is the respect for the rule of law and fundamental rights. Free and pluralistic media are an essential component of any democracy. I am therefore deeply concerned about what happened last Sunday when media outlets were raided by the Turkish police and critical journalists were arrested.…