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Detainments continue in controversial Ergenekon operation
A lawyer for one of the detainees from the latest wave of the controversial Ergenekon case, was taken into custody Thursday, Turkish news agencies reported.

Detainments continue in controversial Ergenekon operation

Police held Huseyin Buzoglu, the lawyer of detained retired Gen. Tuncer Kilinc, when he arrived to brief his client who is being held at Istanbuls police headquarters. 

Turkish police also conducted a search of the home of Buzoglu, who also represents another detainee, Ergun Poyraz, the Anatolian Agency earlier reported.

Writer Poyraz was arrested last year in the Ergenekon operation.

More than 30 people were detained in the latest wave of the controversial Ergenekon case on Wednesday. Three retired generals, a colonel, who is on active duty, academics, and journalists, known as fierce opponents of the government, are among the latest detainees.

 

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