Turkey Arrests journalists For ‘plotting coup’

uuuuTwo editors of a Turkish magazine were arrested in Istanbul for publishing a controversial cover on the same day 58 opposition journalists were fired and 57 more people arrested on charges of being a “terror group.”

“Nokta editor-in-chief Cevheri Guven and managing editor Murat Capan were arrested on charges of attempting to overthrow the government by force,” said a tweet from Nokta magazine.

The edition, which had been prepared before Sunday’s election that saw Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) return to its dominant position in the Turkish parliament, read: “The start of civil war in Turkey.”.