Anti-government protesters in Turkey are defiant despite the police sweeping through a camp in Istanbul. They're vowing to keep up the pressure on Prime Minister Erdogan, who has largely dismisssed their demands.
Trials against reporters and Turkish soccer fans follow on the heels of a crackdown this weekend on Turkish media critical of President Erdogan. Observers are worried about where the state is headed.
The latest arrests of regime-critical journalists in Turkey are a gross violation of modern democratic principles. Effective help can only come from one place, says Baha Güngör.
Turkish police have arrested the editor of a top daily newspaper and more than 20 others in raids across the country. Those detained are said to have links to a rival of President Erdogan.
A draft law taken to parliament in Turkey has proposed greater powers for police on matters including detention, weapons and wiretapping. This comes as Kurds protest over the situation in neighboring Iraq and Syria.
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