Turks living in Germany have begun voting in a controversial referendum on centralizing presidential power in their native country. Can Dundar, former editor-in-chief of the newspaper 'Cumhuriyet,' talks to DW about what is at stake for Turkey.
Can Dundar has been reunited with his family in Berlin after his wife managed to flee Turkey. The well-known journalist has been in living in exile in Germany since 2016.
Istanbul's mayoral election will be rerun following an appeal from the strongman-president's party. The exiled journalist Can Dundar gave DW his appraisal of the complex situation leading up to the June 23 election.
The 16 defendants stand accused of "attempting to overthrow the government" and organizing protests in 2013. If convicted, they could receive life sentences without the chance for parole.
The ruling AKP's loss in Istanbul's local elections was the worst political defeat Turkey's president has ever suffered, and it could be symbolic of a deeper crisis. Is this the beginning of the end of the Erdogan era?
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