turkish journalists

Turkey Detains More Journalists in Coup Round-up

ISTANBUL, Aug 30  – Turkish authorities detained an editor at the prominent Hurriyet newspaper in the latest round-up of journalists and others accused of links to last month’s failed coup, Hurriyet’s English-language publication said on Tuesday. It said Dincer Gokce, a Hurriyet editor, was detained with nine others after the Istanbul prosecutor issued detention warrants

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Turkish Journalists Jailed for Five Years, Hours After Courthouse Attack

By Ayla Jean Yackley and Melih Aslan ISTANBUL, May 6 – Two prominent Turkish journalists were sentenced to at least five years in jail for revealing state secrets on Friday, just hours after a gunman tried to shoot one of them outside the courthouse in Istanbul. Can Dundar, editor-in-chief of the opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper, who

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Prominent Turkish Journalists from Leading Opposition Newspaper Freed

ISTANBUL, Feb 26 – Two prominent Turkish journalists from a leading opposition newspaper have been freed in the early hours of Friday after Turkey’s top court ruled that their detentions had violated their rights. The arrest of Can Dundar, editor-in-chief of Cumhuriyet, and Ankara bureau chief Erdem Gul last November drew international condemnation and revived

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