Law enforcement authorities in Turkey have detained the chief editor of the opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet, Murat Sabuncu, reports CNN Turk.
According to the publication, in homes Sabuncu and other leaders and editors of Newspapers being searched. What was the reason for the detention, the police said.
In Turkey, the ongoing mass detention of people suspected of being affiliated with the Islamic preacher Fethullah gülen. Ankara considers the organizer of the military coup in Turkey. Gulen himself denies any wrongdoing, however, Ankara has been attempting to extradite him from the United States, where he is now.
According to Hurriyet, October 24 in Turkey was detained nephew and niece Gulen. Earlier in the West of Turkey were detained the brother of a preacher, Kutbettin gülen, who was wanted.
Attempt a military coup in Turkey occurred on the night of 16 July. The military seized several government buildings in Istanbul and Ankara. After the suppression of the rebellion in the country was introduced the state of emergency.
A military coup in Turkey
On the night of July 16, in Turkey there was a military coup attempt. In Ankara, the helicopters of the Turkish army attacked government buildings, in particular the General staff and the headquarters of the intelligence…
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