Only days prior to the crucial Turkish 1 November elections, there has been a further crackdown on a media group critical of president Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Hundreds of Turkish critics and opposition leaders gathered to protests outside of Koza Ipek outlets, Kanalturk and Bugun TV, in Istanbul on Tuesday, following the takeover by the Turkish authorities of 22 companies linked to Fethullah Gulen, a US-based cleric and critic of Erdogan. The police sprayed water cannons on the protesters as figh...


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