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Turkish police detain editor of opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper: media

Reuters — Oct 31, 1:51 AM

ISTANBUL Turkish police on Monday detained the editor-in-chief of the opposition secularist Cumhuriyet newspaper and said homes of the paper’s executives and writers were being searched, broadcaster CNN Turk and other media reported. Prosecutors

UPDATING…: Operation in Cumhuriyet Daily, Some Taken into Custody

Bianet :: English

Police has raided the houses of Cumhuriyet Daily Ediyor-in-Chief Murat Sabuncu, President of the Execution Board Akın Atalay and Cumuhuriyet Foundation Executive Board member and columnist Güray Öz. Sabuncu and Öz have been taken into custody.

Police raid house of former Cumhuriyet editor in-chief Can Dündar

Istanbul police raided the house of Can Dündar, the former editor-in-chief of daily Cumhuriyet, on Oct. 30.

Police make detentions, raid houses of Cumhuriyet journalist

Turkish police have detained the editor-in-chief of daily Cumhuriyet and at least four other journalists, the newspaper reported early on Oct. 31, while CNN Türk reported that at least 13 warrants have been issued for the newspaper’s journalists and executives.

New Statutory Decrees Issued, 10 Newspapers, 2 News Agencies, 3 Magazines Closed

Bianet :: English

10 newspapers, two news agencies, three magazines have been closed including Evrensel Kültür, Tîroj, Özgürlük Dünyası, DİHA ve Azadiya Welat.

In the mean time,

Turkish court arrests Diyarbakır co-mayors

A Diyarbakır court arrested Gültan Kışanak and Fırat Anlı, the co-mayors of the southeastern province late on Oct. 30.

RedHackers daunt the Erdogan family Al-Monitor On Sept. 23, RedHack, a Marxist-Leninist-Maoist computer hacking group, announced that they hacked into Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s son-in-law’s email accounts. Berat Albayrak is not only Erdogan’s eldest son-in-law, but he is also Turkey  RedHack Leaks Reveal the Rise of Turkey’s Pro-Government Twitter TrollsThe Daily Dot

U.S. Tells Families of Istanbul Consulate Staff to Leave Turkey


The State Department issued the order because of increased security threats from terrorist organizations.

Turkey shuts 15 media outlets and arrests opposition editor

World news: Turkey | guardian.co.uk by Constanze Letsch in Istanbul

Editor of the Cumhuriyet secularist newspaper arrested in dawn raids with 10,000 more civil servants sacked for alleged terror links