Saturday, January 5, 2019

NBA player won't travel to London because of fears of reprisals from Turkey; are controversial Americans safe overseas?



New York Knicks player Enes Kanter will not travel with the New York Knicks to London to play Washington January 17 out of fear of possible assassination attempt in the UK by spies from Turkey, after his criticism of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Fox43 News reports 

Outspoken bloggers (even myself) could face danger if traveling to non-democratic countries like Russia, I suspect.  I’ve been critical publicly of Russia’s 2013 anti-gay propaganda law.
  
CNN discusses the arrest of Paul Whelan in Russia here

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