Dr. Can Dündar is a Turkish journalist-writer. He stepped down from his post in Turkey as the editor-in-chief of the daily Cumhuriyet in 2016, after he was jailed for 3 months and survived an assassination attempt. He was sentenced to 27,5 years of imprisonment in absentia due to his story on the Turkish Intelligence Service’s involvement in Syria. Now living in Germany, he writes for Die Zeit and the Washington Post. He founded the radio #Özgürüz in exile. He is the author of 40 books.