Thorbjorn Jagland

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The secretary-general of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland... News PhotoAnkara,Asia,Council of Europe,Horizontal,Human Rights,Listening,Meeting,Politics,Secretary-General,Thorbjorn JaglandPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThe secretary-general of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland listens during a meeting on 'Freedoms of Expression and Press in Turkey' in Ankara, on February 5, 2013. Turkey is facing hundreds of cases before the European Court of Human Rights in the area of freedom of expression. The government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is under fire from rights groups about its escalating crackdown on the media and critics say draconian laws are causing a record number of journalists to end up in jail. AFP PHOTO/ADEM ALTAN (Photo credit should read ADEM ALTAN/AFP/Getty Images)