Mel Plant

Mel Plant is a freelance reporter currently based in Amman, but more often in Istanbul and London, where she is a student of Arabic and Turkish at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies. She has written for Middle East Eye, Al-Monitor, The National and Agos, an Armenian-Turkish weekly newspaper. She regularly posts about Turkey, Syria and MENA in general on Twitter: @meleppo

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Latest posts by Mel Plant

11 November 2016

Turkey Continues to Arrest Kurdish Politicians, Restrict Internet Use

"What was done tonight is not only a coup but also an operation to separate the country!"

10 November 2016

‘We Will Not Surrender': Opposition Voices Rally to Support Turkey's Besieged Media

Yet another independent media outlet in post-coup attempt Turkey is on the brink.