Turkey arrests activists and academics as part of investigation of person accused of attempted toppling of Erdogan
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Turkey has arrested more than a dozen high-profile activists and academics as part of its investigation into a jailed philanthropist accused of seeking to topple the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a case that has drawn criticism from the EU.

The FT quotes state-run Anadolu news agency said police had detained 13 people and were seeking seven more as part of a probe into Osman Kavala, the founder of a Turkish civil society group called Anadolu Kultur who has been held in solitary confinement since October 2017 without an indictment.

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