No-one in Turkey asks awkward questions any more

No-one in Turkey asks awkward questions any more

On Sky News, 1 January 2017, following a night club shooting in Istanbul.

“How is it that somebody could come into the centre of Istanbul with such weaponry and commit such an atrocity?

“The problem is your correspondent can ask those questions but in Turkey very few people are.

“People are afraid for their jobs, people are afraid for their liberty and so awkward questions are not being asked and awkward questions are what functioning societies really operate on.”