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Report: 9 TV channels, 2 newspapers face investigations, possible closure

Ankara Public Prosecutor’s Office has launched investigation into nine TV channels and 2 newspapers in latest move to silence critical media, a newsportal reported on Thursday.

The report said that the investigations were launched based on anonymous tips from different provinces. The media outlets are investigated within the crimes against the constitutional order, which could eventually lead their closure.

The newspapers Özgür Gündem and Evrensel Gazetesi and TV channels Can Erzincan, İMC, Hayat, MED NUÇE, STREK, K24, VAN TV, RANAHİ and NEWROZ TV are currently facing investigations, according to the report.

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