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Turkey's Cumhuriyet chief slammed 'absurd' charges against him and his staff, saying the government's allegations are a crime against journalism.

A total of 17 current and former writers, cartoonists and executives from Cumhuriyet are currently on trial on terror charges, raising alarm over press freedom in Turkey.

Turkey releases two more journalists in Cumhuriyet newspaper trial

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Turkey releases two more journalists in Cumhuriyet newspaper trial

Cumhuriyet's editor-in-chief Murat Sabuncu and investigative reporter Ahmet Sik were ordered to be freed by the judge after a marathon day-long hearing and later walked free from jail.

Turkey keeps prominent Cumhuriyet journalists in jail

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Turkey keeps prominent Cumhuriyet journalists in jail

The hugely controversial trial in Istanbul of 17 writers, cartoonists and executives from the Cumhuriyet daily newspaper on "terror" charges ...

Turkey's Cumhuriyet court-case on trial for attacking press freedom

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Turkey's Cumhuriyet court-case on trial for attacking press freedom

The public gallery was filled with supporters on Tuesday, as opponents argue the trial is political and an attack on press freedom.

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Turkish journalists go on trial on Press Freedom Day

Turkey has marked its anniversary of the abolition of official press censorship by putting 17 newspaper staff on trial in what is being considered an attack on free speech.

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First journalists go on trial over Turkey coup bid

Several Turkish journalists went on trial in Istanbul on Monday on charges of links to the group allegedly behind last year's failed military ...

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Turkey detains online editor-in-chief of opposition daily Cumhuriyet

Oguz Guven was detained by police in Istanbul and taken to the city's police headquarters for questioning, in the latest in a string of arrests ...

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Detained secular Turkish newspaper staff charged with 'terrorism'

Prosecutors have brought charges against a number of journalists and executives of Turkish newspaper Cumhuriyet who were detained in dawn raids ...

Condemnation grows over Turkey's widening crackdown

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Condemnation grows over Turkey's widening crackdown

Human Rights Watch, the US and the European Parliament have expressed concerns over Turkey's widening crackdown after editors of an opposition ...

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Turkey detains editor of opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet

Turkish police detained the editor-in-chief of the opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet on Monday, the latest move against the daily that has ...

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