ANKARA, March 9 (KUNA) -- An Istanbul court on Friday acquitted Cumhuriyet
Editor-in-Chief Murat Sabuncu and Ahmet Sik, a journalist of the daily newspaper, of links to the banned FETO.
Following the interim court decision in Silivri to release two Cumhuriyet
staff members, OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Harlem Desir repeated his call to Turkey to release the last imprisoned defendant and drop charges against all 17 defendants of the trial.
said that its attorney, Akin Atalay, was remanded in custody until the next hearing, on March 16.
ARAB NEWS Journalists hold copies of Cumhuriyet
hours before Kadri Gursel, a columnist for Cumhuriyet
, Turkey's main opposition newspaper, being released from Silivri prison outside Istanbul, on Sept.
Christophe Deloire, the secretary general of Reporters Without Borders, has called the case against pro-secular Cumhuriyet
newspaper "a mockery of justice".
There, Kart decried the charges against Cumhuriyet
and implored the court to better examine the supposed evidence against it, pointing out there was no possible way he could rationally be convicted as being part of the failed coup.
ANKARA -- As many as 17 employees of the Turkish opposition newspaper, Cumhuriyet
, are about to face a trial on charges of supporting a terrorist organisation.
Turkish authorities Saturday ordered that the editor and senior staff of Cumhuriyet
newspaper be arrested pending trial and more pro-Kurdish officials were detained.
TAP) - Opposition Cumhuriyet
newspaper says a court has ordered that its chief editor and eight senior staff be jailed pending trial.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Turkish police arrested the editor-in-chief of the opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet
, along with several other staff of the daily after raiding their homes.
has been heavily critical of the AKP government, a moderate-Islamist party, which came to power in 2003 vowing to usher in greater freedoms.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- President Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an said on Thursday that the legal process for Cumhuriyet
editors Can DE-ndar and Erdem GE-l, who were released on Feb.