Tragedy of Turkey’s Cumhuriyet Daily: A Kemalist Civil War?

As six former Cumhuriyet staff members go back to prison, the new administration’s role in their imprisonment once again warrants scrutiny.

Abdullah Ayasun
7 min readApr 26, 2019

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Six former members of the Cumhuriyet daily. (Photo: Twitter)

On Thursday, six former workers of the Cumhuriyet newspaper went back to prison in western Turkey to complete the rest of their jail…

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Abdullah Ayasun

Boston-based journalist and writer. Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. On art, culture, politics and everything in between. X: @abyasun