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Cumhuriyet, Turkey’s Independent Voice, Perseveres With a Smile

After 14 of its staff members were convicted of aiding terrorism, Turkey’s leading independent newspaper went back to work. How much longer will it last?

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The four articles that led to Turkey’s Wikipedia ban – analysis

Despite Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s claim that Wikipedia was banned in Turkey due to ‘national security’ concerns, the ban of the popular online encylopediaoccured due to multiple reasons such as the country’s role in Syria; the reputation of Erdoğan family members; and even Turkish national history, Israeli Haaretz daily asserted.

‘I’ll continue writing the truth’: the editor taking on Erdoğan

Şener Leven has made his tiny Turkish Cypriot newspaper an enemy of Turkey’s president

Şener Levent is on a mission. He has survived being set on by mob and two gun attacks and has had a dead dog left at his door, but none has not stopped the editor taking Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, to task.

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