Hurriyet columnist and CNN Turk program host Ahmet Hakan was beaten by four assailants outside his home, on Thursday. The Turkish daily reported that Hakan is hospitalized, suffering from a broken nose and cracked ribs.
Hurriyet also reported today that Hakan is a regular target in Turkey’s Government friendly media. According to the left-centre newspaper, pro-government Star newspaper columnist Cem Kucuk had written in a September 9 article, addressing the veteran journalist:
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