MACRON UNDERMINED: Hollande ‘steps in’ over case of imprisoned Frenchman in Turkey

MACRON UNDERMINED: Hollande ‘steps in’ over case of imprisoned Frenchman in Turkey
 

Turkey has come under fire for its crackdown on domestic and foreign media following last year’s failed coup, with many accusing the authoritarian regime of human rights abuses.
A national outcry from France has followed the case of Loup Bureau.
Mr Hollande said: “I’ve asked my contacts in Turkey to push for the journalist’s immediate release… My actions, however, run in parallel to those being carried out by French officials. I don’t want to get in their way.
“We have to tell the Turks that Loup Bureau is a journalist who was just doing his job.”
Mr Bureau, 27, was arrested by Turkish... read more

 
31 August 2017 in World News, Views: 42
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