Baku – APA. A famous Turkish journalist, owner and editor-in-chief of the Cumhuriyet newspaper Ilhan Selcuk has died.
APA reports quoting Turkish media that 85-year-old journalist has died in Istanbul today.
Ilhan Selcuk was born in Izmir in 1925. He graduated from the faculty of law of Istanbul University. He had worked as a lawyer for some time, then worked in various newspapers. He was arrested after the coup in March, 1971 [...]. 37 years later – on March 21, 2008, he was arrested in connection with the Ergenekon and was released two days later.
Ilhan Selcuk, one of the founders of Turkish Human Rights Organization, was awarded a number of prizes.