8 November 2018:
Behram Kılıç, a journalist who previously worked for the now shuttered Aksiyonmagazine and the dailies Zaman and Özgür Düşünce, was released from prison on November 1, Aktif Haber reported. Authorities took Kılıç into custody on November 8, 2017 as part of an investigation targeting the Istanbul-based Journalist and Writers Foundation, a non-governmental organization that was affiliated with the Fethullah Gülen movement. Turkish authorities have labeled the exiled cleric Gülen and his followers as terrorists and accused them of being behind the failed attempted coup in June 2016. The journalist is still on trial for "being a member of a [terrorist] organization."
9 November 2017:
A Turkish court on November 9 arrested Nuh Gönültaş, a columnist for the shuttered daily Bugün, Behram Kılıç, a sports reporter for the now-shuttered daily Zaman, and Mehmet Gündem, who formerly worked for Zaman and pro-government outlets including the state-run broadcaster TRT, according to the English-language news site Turkish Minute.
On November 8, authorities detained the three journalists, along with 45 other people, as part of a new government investigation targeting the Istanbul-based Journalist and Writers Foundation, a non-governmental organization that was affiliated with the Fethullah Gülen movement, according to Turkish Minute. Turkish authorities labeled the exiled cleric Gülen and his followers terrorists in the wake of a failed attempted coup in June 2016.