Live Feed: Cumhuriyet Trial

By | July 24, 2017 at 10:26 am | No comments | News | Tags: , ,

Live Feed: Turkey’s Cumhuriyet Trial

Monday, July 24, 2017 marks the start of the trial of 12 journalists from Turkey’s Cumhuriyet newspaper – a traditionally left leaning publication whose name means “The Republic.” These journalists have been detained for the last nine months under charges related to terrorism and the July 15, 2016 coup attempt. The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has expressed their concerns about the deprivation of liberty and charges against these 12 journalist in a working paper (here).

Follow along with updates from our colleagues on the ground in Istanbul with the live feed below.

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