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Yasemin Çongar

Yasemin Çongar (b 1966, Turkey) is a journalist, editor and translator. She writes for the T24 web newspaper, was previously foreign correspondent in Washington, DC, for the Milliyet newspaper and has worked for the BBC and CNN.

Çongar founded the independent newspaper Taraf together with Ahmet Altan, the imprisoned Turkisk journalist and author, and has herself been charged on a number of occasions with insulting Turkey’s legal system.

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