columnist Kadri Gursel

“An accelerated descent into dictatorship” was how one journalist summed up the Oct. 31 raid on Cumhuriyet, one of a handful of surviving opposition outlets, which saw its editor-in-chief Murat Sabuncu detained along with several senior editors on alleged terror charges in Istanbul. Summary⎙ Print Opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet was raided this morning and several senior staff members were arrested as part of what the government called...