Istanbul, Oct 22 () - One of the prominent journalists and author in Turkey, Çetin Altan, has lost his life on Oct. 22. Altan was 88 years old.
Journalist and author Çetin Altan has become a journalist in the daily Milliyet in 1959. This was followed by his works in the newspapers Akşam, Hürriyet, Güneş, Sabah and in Milliyet, again.
Altan has also published several novels and collections of essays, satiric of Turkey’s social and political agenda.