Former Newspaper Editor Can Dündar Says There is ‘Cloud of Fear’ Hanging Over Journalists in Turkey

Muftah Magazine, December 15, 2016.

With over 30 years of experience in newspapers and television, Turkish journalist Can Dündar is a survivor. But the past year has been a unique trial, both for Dündar and the independent press in Turkey.

The former editor-in-chief of the opposition daily newspaper Cumhuriyet, Dündar has become a symbol for journalists in Turkey and the immense pressure they face from the Turkish government. In an interview with Muftah, Dündar said it is hard to see a way forward for reporting that is critical of the government.

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