Black Monday: Cumhuriyet daily raided, its chief editor and many columnists detained…

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Reuters – Oct 31, 1:51 AM

ISTANBUL Turkish police on Monday detained the editor-in-chief of the opposition secularist Cumhuriyet newspaper and said homes of the paper’s executives and writers were being searched, broadcaster CNN Turk and other media reported. Prosecutors


Police has raided the houses of Cumhuriyet Daily Ediyor-in-Chief Murat Sabuncu, President of the Execution Board Akın Atalay and Cumuhuriyet Foundation Executive Board member and columnist Güray Öz. Sabuncu and Öz have been taken into custody.
Istanbul police raided the house of Can Dündar, the former editor-in-chief of daily Cumhuriyet, on Oct. 30.
Turkish police have detained the editor-in-chief of daily Cumhuriyet and at least four other journalists, the newspaper reported early on Oct. 31, while CNN Türk reported that at least 13 warrants have been issued for the newspaper’s journalists and executives.
10 newspapers, two news agencies, three magazines have been closed including Evrensel Kültür, Tîroj, Özgürlük Dünyası, DİHA ve Azadiya Welat.
In the mean time,
A Diyarbakır court arrested Gültan Kışanak and Fırat Anlı, the co-mayors of the southeastern province late on Oct. 30.
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The State Department issued the order because of increased security threats from terrorist organizations.
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