After a promising Sunday- with rallies etc- Detention warrant issued for 42 journalists including Bülent Mumay and Nazlı Ilıcak #TurkeyCoup

A list of 42 journalists:
Abdullah Abdulkadiroğlu, Abdullah Kılıç, Ahmet Dönmez, Ali Akkuş, Arda Akın, Nazlı Ilıcak, Bayram Kaya, Bilal Şahin, Bülent Ceyhan, Bülent Mumay, Bünyamin Köseli, Cemal Azmi Kalyoncu, Cevheri Güven, Cihan Acar, Cuma Ulus, Emre Soncan, Ercan Gün, Erkan Akkuş, Ertuğrul Erbaş, Fatih Akalan, Fatih Yağmur, Habib Güler, Hanım Büşra Erdal, Haşim Söylemez, Hüseyin Aydın, İbrahim Balta, Kamil Maman, Kerim Gün, Levent Kenes, Mahmut Hazar, Mehmet Gündem, Metin Yıkar, Muhammet Fatih Uğur, Mustafa Erkan Acar, Mürsel Genç, Selahattin Sevi, Seyit Kılıç, Turan Görüryılmaz, Ufuk Şanlı, Ufuk Emin Köroğlu, Yakup Sağlam, Yakup Çetin…
 Most are already unemployed and I believe only some them might be Gülenists and even if they are Gülenists that does not mean they have anything to do with coup plotting… I hope this will be resolved soon.
Custody order has been issued for 42 persons including journalist Nazlı Ilıcak within the investigation into Gülen Community
A detention warrant was issued for 42 journalists on July 25 as a part of the investigation into the Fethullahist Terror Organization/Parallel State Structure (FETÖ/PYD) following July 15 failed coup attempt
A total of 31 academics, including professors, were detained as a part of the ongoing operations against members of the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ), which the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) says was behind the July 15 failed coup attempt
Tens of thousands of people from both opposition and government parties demonstrate in a rally in Istanbul to condemn the country’s attempted coup.
Interior Minister Efkan Ala has said there had not been any information from police intelligence ahead of the July 15 coup attempt and the coup plotters had a “brain team” developed inside the body

Ruling AKP to join main opposition CHP’s anti-coup rally in Istanbul

Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has decided to join the anti-coup rally to be held by the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) in Istanbul on July 24, a senior party official has said
The number of generals and admirals who have been arrested due to coup attempt has increased to 122.
Minister of Justice Bekir Bozdağ has answered questions regarding the period of detention after the coup attempt, the proceedings and the extradition of Fethullah Gülen.

Trump and the Sultan

American voters should learn from Turkey’s experience with an out-of-control leader.
Turkey’s Supreme Military Council is expected to meet next week to discuss the army’s restructuring in the aftermath of the failed attempted coup, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said
The three-month-long state of emergency which was declared in Turkey after the failed coup attempt should not stir a “rollback in human rights” and in protection against “arbitrary detention and torture,” Amnesty International’s Turkey researcher said
PresidentErdoğan’s chief aide-de-camp, who was arrested as part of the wide-scale investigations into the July 15 failed coup attempt, has reportedly accepted that he made “wrong choices” on the night
Newly-emerged city surveillance footage shows the moment soldiers on Istanbul’s Bosphorus Bridge opened fire on civilians with guns and artillery during the failed coup attempt of July 15

Erdoğan v the Gülenists: from political allies to Turkey’s bitter rivals

The Turkish president has followed the attempted coup with a crackdown on judges, soldiers and even teachers, saying supporters of the the exiled cleric Fethullah Gülen are entrenched in positions of power.

Turkish academics targeted as government reacts to failed coup
Science Magazine
The truth may emerge from an unexpected source: On 17 July the organization Wikileaks released nearly 300,000 emails harvested–by unknown means–from Turkish government officials going back as far as 2010. This cache of private communications may .

As a post-coup-attempt purge by the government intensified, Turkish officials assured citizens that the state of emergency would not trample on personal freedoms.

Thousands of Turks still protest in support of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, but there are growing fears that his crackdown may harm democracy almost as much as a military coup


President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a national security meeting, and purges continued in the wake of the attempt last week to topple the government.

Turkey coup attempt: Erdoğan declares three-month state of emergency

Announcement made after president meets top security and cabinet officials in Ankara and amid continued purge of state institutions


I learned about the coup attempt from my brother-in-law: Erdoğan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said that he learned about the July 15 failed coup attempt from his brother-in-law, as he added that he didn’t want to believe the news when he first heard of them

Article | Troubling Forces Unleashed In Turkey

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Troubling Forces Unleashed In Turkey Featuring Soner Cagaptay

Cipher Brief | July 19, 2016

In a conversation with the Cipher Brief, Soner Cagaptay, the Beyer Family Fellow and director of the Turkish Research Program at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, says he finds it “incredibly worrisome” that the failed military coup in Turkey could be the beginning of civil strife in that nation.

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