International Financial Law Prof Blog

Editor: William Byrnes
Texas A&M University
School of Law

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Turkish Government Jails Journalist Who Reported on Panama Papers Exposing Former Prime Minister

Turkish journalist Pelin Ünker has been sentenced to more than a year in jail for her work on the Paradise Papers investigation into offshore tax havens, because it revealed details of the business activities of the country’s former prime minister, Binali Yıldırım, and his sons.  Read the ICIJ story here

Journalists have been struggling with these kinds of things in Turkey for years. I’m just one of them – Pelin Ünker  read the full story here on ICIJ

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