[AlJazeera] Vice News fixer 'charged over encryption software'
Three staff members from Vice News were charged with "aiding an armed organisation" because one of the men was using an encryption system on his personal computer which is often used by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a senior press official in the Turkish government has told Al Jazeera. […]
On Monday, the three men were charged by a Turkish judge in Diyarbakir with "deliberately aiding an armed organisation", the driver was released without charge. [...]
In Brussels, EU spokeswoman Maja Kocijancic said on Tuesday: "Any country negotiating EU accession needs to guarantee the respect for human rights, including freedom of expression." [...]