French President Emmanuel Macron waded into a debate over a magazine cover that labeled Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as a “dictator,” saying attacks on kiosks selling the latest issue were unacceptable.
- Helene Fouquet
“Freedom of the press has no price: without it, it’s dictatorship,” Macron said on Twitter late on Monday.
“It is totally unacceptable that Le Point posters are being ripped off kiosks on the grounds they displease the enemies of freedom of the press, in France and abroad.”
Le Point, a weekly magazine with a circulation of about 315,000, splashed a photo of the Turkish president on its…