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Turkey’s free press on trial

Reporter Canan Coşkun used to cover cases of corruption, assault and murder.

Now it’s her fellow journalists who are facing charges.

In a small courtroom at the city’s gargantuan Palace of Justice, Canan Coşkun took the stand with her hands clasped nervously behind her back.

Erdogan 1a Ozan Kose AFP via Getty ImagesAs a journalist covering the courts for Cumhuriyet — the Turkish newspaper that has been most outspokenly critical of the government — Coşkun is no stranger to judicial…

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