Russia, China, and Turkey are among the countries that use the international police organization to harass and hunt down critics.
Lindsey Snell is a journalist covering conflict and crises in MENA, especially Syria, Iraq, and Tunisia. MSNBC, VICE, ABC News, Discovery Digital Networks, Amnesty International, and more.
Their ranks torn by infighting, their U.S. support long gone, their leadership coopted by the Turks, fighters who once thought they’d overthrow Assad have no hope left.
The author has followed the story of a young Tunisian ISIS recruit and his family for almost four years. Today he is not in paradise, and not in hell, but somewhere in between.
The author met Serkan Golge in jail when she, too, was falsely accused of working for the CIA. She was freed. He was not. And now he’s about to have his day in court.
The Kafkaesque true story of Turkey, ISIS, the CIA, and me.
Since the July coup attempt, the Turkish president’s vindictive paranoia knows no bounds, and Americans are among the victims in his stifling jails.
Journalist Lindsey Snell, captured by a faction of al Qaeda in Syria, managed to escape. But the Turks accused her of being CIA and threw her in jail.