5 Journalists Detained in Ankara in House Raids

Jin News Editor Sibel Yükler, Jin News reporters Duygu Erol and Habibe Eren as well as Mezopotamya Agency reporters Diren Yurtsever and Selman Güzelyüz have been taken into custody.

‘Bureaus Raided, Although Attorneys Voluntarily Suggested to Give Deposition’

The attorneys, who were taken into custody earlier today by police raiding their offices, had already submitted a request voluntarily to give their deposition to the Prosecutor’s Office earlier. Yet the office ignored the request and the raids were carried out, said Attorney Alcan.

CHP Takes Law Authorizing Muftis* to Perform Marriage to Constitutional Court

CHP’s Özel has said they will take the legislation that grants muftis the authority to perform marriage to the Constitutional Court as soon as possible.

Erdoğan: Mayors Must Do What They Have to Do

Concerning Ankara, Bursa and Balıkesir mayors being asked to resign, President Erdoğan has said, “They will and must do what they have to do before we do something about it”.
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Next Hearing of Özgür Gündem Editor-On-Watch Eryılmaz To Be Held Tomorrow

Journalist Tuğrul Eryılmaz, one of the editors of the Editors-in-Chief on Watch campaign of the now-closed Özgür Gündem will have the next hearing of his trial tomorrow.

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