13 journalists working for Turkey’s Cumhuriyet newspaper have been imprisoned for seven months. Their wives didn't know each other before. Until they visited their husbands in the Silivri Prison together once a week.
International rights groups criticized the case as emblematic of deteriorating press freedom in Turkey. Cumhuriyet is one of the newspapers critical of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Journalists from one of Turkey's last remaining opposition newspapers are back in court, accused of supporting terrorism. The trial comes one day after 25 media workers were jailed for links to the failed 2016 coup.
Two more prominent journalists have been released in the sprawling trial against the opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper. Upon release, one vowed that the "mafia" Turkish regime would fall.
Despite the celebrations over the release of German journalist Deniz Yücel, we must not forget that well over 100 journalists are still in prison in Turkey, writes DW's editor-in-chief Ines Pohl.
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