Turkey's Erdogan dismisses EU criticism of police raids on media outlets, journalists' arrests

December 15, 2014 2:00 PM

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Turkey's Erdogan dismisses EU criticism of police raids on media outlets, journalists' arrests

Women hold copies of Zaman newspaper with a headline that reads " the black day of democracy " as they protest against the detention of its editor-in-chief a day ago in Istanbul, outside the Palace of Justice in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. Police conducted raids in a dozen Turkish cities Sunday, detaining at least 32 people including journalists, TV producers and police known to be close to a movement led by a U.S.-based moderate Islamic cleric who is a strong critic of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. It was the latest crackdown on cleric Fethullah Gulen's movement, which the government has accused of orchestrating an alleged plot to try to bring it down.(AP Photo) (The Associated Press)

People gather outside the Palace of Justice in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 to protest against the latest detentions of journalists. Police conducted raids in a dozen Turkish cities Sunday, detaining at least 32 people — including journalists, TV producers and police — known to be close to ...

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