August 11, 2017

ALLIES: Spain Is Now Helping Turkey Arrest Journalists.

While largely ignored in the mainstream media, a Turkish / Swedish journalist has been sitting in jail in Spain for the past week and it’s not because he broke any Spanish laws. Hamza Yalcin, a journalist working out of Sweden, was detained in Spain and placed under arrest on the orders of Turkey, who demanded that he be held and extradited for “supporting terrorism.” (Which is the charge that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan always summons up when he wants to imprison a political opponent.) The real mystery here is why Spain went along with it.