Police officers forcefully entered the Koza İpek Holding headquarters in Ankara after a court ordered appointment of a trustee panel to the holding

 

Pepper gassed.

The appointment of a trustee panel for Koza İpek, a corporation linked to the government’s ally-turned-nemesis Fethullah Gülen, ahead of the general elections on Nov. 1 has created an uproar across Turkey

Police raid Koza İpek’s media headquarters in Istanbul

Police use water cannon and tear gas to enter Koza İpek Holding’s media group headquarters in Istanbul to implement a court order to seize control of the holding

An Ankara court has stamp approved a demand by the prosecutor’s office on Oct. 27 to seize the administration of Koza-Ipek business group upon suspicion that they are financing terrorism as a part of an investigation ongoing since Sept. 1, despite an inspection report saying that there were no irregularities found in the company records.
The appointment of a trustee panel for Koza İpek, a corporation linked to the Islamic Scholar Fethullah Gülen, ahead of the general elections on Nov. 1 has created an uproar across Turkey amid scuffles between the police and supporters of the firm in the company’s building on Oct. 27.
The appointment of a trustee panel for Koza İpek, a corporation linked to the Islamic Scholar Fethullah Gülen, ahead of the general elections on Nov. 1 has created an uproar across Turkey amid scuffles between the police and supporters of the firm in the company’s building on Oct. 27.
The U.S. Embassy in Ankara has criticized the Oct. 26 decision of appointing a trustee panel for Koza İpek, a corporation linked to the government’s ally-turned-nemesis, U.S.-based Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen, pointing to freedom of press and freedom of expression.

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