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.
Mesale Tolu was imprisoned in Turkey for more than half a year, at times held with her 2-year-old son. Finally allowed to leave Turkey, she tells DW about her time in jail, freedom of the press and her next plans.
The 46-year-old, who was arrested a month ago, was found guilty of uploading photos of Kurdish rebels on social media. He's one of several Germans in detention in Turkey on similar charges.
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.
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