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Istanbul court orders anti-Erdogan daily into administration

The Zaman newspaper has been ordered into administration, Turkey's state-run Anatolia news agency saysAn Istanbul court on Friday ordered into administration a Turkish daily newspaper that is sharply critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, amid growing alarm over freedom of expression in the country. The Zaman newspaper, closely linked to Erdogan’s arch-foe the US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen, was ordered into administration by the court on the request of Istanbul prosecutors, the state-run Anatolia news agency said. Dozens of supporters were waiting outside the paper’s headquarters in Istanbul awaiting the arrival of bailiffs and security forces after the court order.

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