Turkey: Opposition newspaper journalists go on trial in Istanbul – CNN

Istanbul, Turkey (CNN)The trial of 17 staff members from Turkey’s Cumhuriyet newspaper — one of the country’s last remaining opposition publications — began on Monday in what many are calling a crucial test of press freedom.

    Demonstrators hold banners reading "Freedom for the press - Justice for the country"Demonstrators hold banners reading "Freedom for the press - Justice for the country"
    Supporters also released balloons during the demonstration Supporters also released balloons during the demonstration
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