Turkey fails in attempt to extradite media boss from UK

Turkey has failed in a final attempt to extradite a dispossessed media proprietor to Ankara to face financial charges allegedly related to the 2016 failed military coup. The High Court in London upheld a ruling that the case against Hamdi Akın İpek, whose newspapers and TV stations have been confiscated by Turkish officials for criticising President Erdoğan’s regime, was politically motivated.

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11th April 2019