Banditry in town. Columnist Ahmet Hakan injured in ‘organized assault’

Hürriyet columnist Ahmet Hakan, who has been targeted with politically-motivated threats, has been injured after an assault in front of his home. ‘We are not afraid. We will continue walking on the path that we know as right,’ said Hakan, who was hospitalized with broken bones in his nose and ribs.
Here is the news chronology following the September 2015 attacks and investigations targeting daily Hürriyet and its journalists.
Shares of Volkswagen AG’s main Turkish distributor Doğuş Otomotiv tumbled more than 12 percent on Sept. 28, hit by concerns that the emissions cheating scandal at the German automaker could undermine sales of its local dealers
The hostages were among 18 employees of a construction company who were taken on Sept. 2; two others were released on Sept. 16.
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Aydın Doğan, the founder and honorary chairman of Doğan Holding, has released a written statement, after writing an open letter to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Sept. 26

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