Recently, four other periodicals of opposition, Yürüyüs, Atilim, Isçi Köylü and Kizil Bayrak have been subjected to the ban of publication.
The Platform for Solidarity with Journalists in Prison (TGDP) has protested against this practice violating the freedom of expression. "We consider worrying this repression on the patriotic, progressive and socialist medias while ‘democratic opening’ or ‘Kurdish opening’ are being debated in public opinion," said the TGDP. It asks lifting the Anti-Terror Law and Article 301 of the Turkish Penal Code that preventing the respect to the freedom of expression and thought. (tutuklugazetec[email protected], [email protected], August 23, 2009), http://www.info-turk.be/372.htm#protests