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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Two journalists from an opposition newspaper were freed from prison on Friday after Turkey’s top court ruled their detention was violation of rights. Can Dundar, editor-in-chief of Cumhuriyet, and Ankara bureau chief Erdem Gul were freed from Silivri prison 92 days after they were detained over the publication of video footage purporting to show the state…

 

Photo: Can Dundar, editor-in-chief of Cumhuriyet, reacts after being released from prison outside the Silivri prison complex near Istanbul, Turkey, early February 26, 2016.  REUTERS/Can Erok/Cumhuriyet Daily

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