Cumhuriyet ("The Republic") is a Turkish-language daily newspaper founded in 1924 and headquartered in Istanbul. In 2015, the center-left paper was awarded the Freedom of Press Prize by NGO Reporters Without Borders for its stand against the government's mounting pressure.


What Divides Turkey And The EU Goes Deeper Than Politics

Fighting with the EU continues Nuray Mert/Cumhuriyet I have been among those who have criticized both the European Union and Turkey's EU membership pro......


Turkey, Beware Of Erdogan's Blind Faith In Majority Rule


A Woman's Sacred Right To Wear Shorts — Or A Headscarf

-OpEd- ISTANBUL — After a woman was kicked in the face on a public bus for wearing shorts, President ...


Turkey's Failed Coup, Why The Official Line Doesn't Add Up

Who knew what and when? Questions linger two months after the coup attempt was quickly stamped out.


Turkish Editor Can Dundar: Why I Am Forced Into Exile

Can Dündar, a recipient of the *Committee to Protect Journalists' 2016 International Press Freedom Awards who served jail time this past year and was facing another prosecution, announ......


Turkey, The Boomerang Of Erdogan's Post-Coup Crackdown

Tensions remain high in Turkey following the July 15 fa......


Erdogan's Post-Coup "New Turkey"? Islamism Disguised As Unity

Both President Erdogan and top opposition parties are focused on national reconciliation. But Erdogan's plans will ultimately exclude democracy.


As Turkey's Relationship With West Sours, Russia Comes Calling

-OpEd- ISTANBUL — Having survived the coup attempt is not enough to put our minds at ease in Turkey. Turkey is on a road that doesn't lead t......