Turkish journalists accuse Erdoğan of media witch-hunt
Reporters say the government is pursuing one of the worst crackdowns on press freedoms since the military junta in 1980s
Can Dündar appears in good spirits for a man facing espionage charges and a possible life sentence.
The editor of Cumhuriyet, one of the last remaining bastions of #media opposition to #Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, had appeared in court that morning over a documentary he produced on government corruption. It is one of two cases against him – in February, he was released from prison pending a spying trial over a story on arms shipments to Syria.