A value Turkey lacks

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Freedom of speech is one of the values that Turkey lacks, and it does because of its own authorities, and especially since Recep Tayyip Erdogan became the president of the country.

If during Abdullah Gul's presidency in Turkey, we can say, there was some freedom of press, we can not say the same for Erdogan's presidency. Erdogan came to put an end to press freedom.

Rapid decline in freedom of speech and free journalism in Turkey started during two fatal years, in 2014 and 2016. The first is the date of Erdogan's presidency start, and the second is military coup attempt.

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