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Daily Cumhuriyet was among the first to report about the danger of the Gülen network in the past but they went unnoticed, daily Cumhuriyet journalist Hikmet Çetinkaya has said
A proposal to allow “muftis,” religious civil servants within Diyanet, to register and conduct marriages has stirred controversy in Turkey, with many rights organizations as well as CHP and HDP criticizing the issue
Turkey’s Council of State has ruled in a landmark decision that the state should cover the electric expenses of “cemevis,” Alevi houses of worships that are not officially recognized by the state
Imprisoned educators Nuriye Gülmen and Semih Özakça received medical check-ups in an Ankara hospital on the 140th day of their hunger strikes at the request of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), daily Cumhuriyet reported on July 26.
Seventeen executives and journalists from daily Cumhuriyet, including the newspaper’s editor-in-chief Murat Sabuncu, Ahmet Şık, Kadri Gürsel and cartoonist Musa Kart, went for the first time on trial on July 24 with terror-related accusations in the 27th Heavy Penal Court in Istanbul
Journalist Ahmet Şık slammed measures taken in the wake of the last year’s failed coup attempt in his first testimony in the case of daily Cumhuriyet journalists and executives on July 26
The start of the trial against journalists and board members of the daily newspaper Cumhuriyet highlights the urgent need to protect journalism and improve media freedom in Turkey, Harlem Désir, the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media stated.
The trial of seventeen executives and journalists from the daily Cumhuriyet, including the newspaper’s editor-in-chief Murat Sabuncu, Ahmet Şık Kadri Gürsel and cartoonist Musa Kart, went on to its second day on July 25.
An Istanbul court on July 21 issued a detention warrant for four human rights activists who had previously been released on probation after having been accused of aiding a terror group.