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    Erdogan's crackdown on media knows no borders and even extends beyond Turkey.

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    Looks like Erdogan's government is waging war against journalists. Ankara has closed a number of media outlets, including Sputnik's own Turkish bureau. Then Ankara pushed to punish a German political satirist, Jans Bohmermann, for insulting the Turkish president. Now Dutch journalist Ebru Umar has been arrested for criticizing Turkish President.

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