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Turkish Court Orders Release of Journalists During Their Trial

A Turkish court ruled on Friday that two journalists should be released for the duration of their trial for subversion, a lawyer at the courthouse said. Murat Sabuncu, editor-in-chief of the newspaper Cumhuriyet, and writer Ahmet Sik were ordered released, the lawyer said. However, Cumhuriyet said that its attorney, Akin Atalay, was remanded in custody until the next hearing, on March 16. Prosecutors charge that Cumhuriyet was effectively taken over by supporters of Fethullah Gulen,...

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