Turkey bans reporting on corruption investigation of ex-ministers

November 26, 2014 4:29 PM

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Turkey bans reporting on corruption investigation of ex-ministers

ANKARA (Reuters) - A Turkish court has banned media from reporting on a parliamentary investigation into corruption allegations against four ex-ministers, a move the opposition says amounts to protecting thieves.

Tayyip Erdogan, then prime minister and now president, has called the corruption scandal this year a plot to unseat him. Courts have since dropped cases, including those against the sons of three ministers and businessmen close to Erdogan.

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