In Turkey, the police detained several journalists

В Турции правоохранители задержали нескольких журналистов

Police in Istanbul. Archival photo.

In Turkey, the police detained a number of journalists from Pro-Kurdish publications, and representatives loyal to the party of minorities. It is reported by DW with reference to data of Agency dpa and the Turkish media.

It is reported that today, December 25, Turkish police detained several journalists of the Kurdish news Agency DIHA. Two more were arrested in Istanbul and Diyarbakir, one of the main cities of the Kurdish-majority Southeast of the country.

According to the European Federation of journalists in Turkish prisons is now 122 media workers. In recent months, after a failed coup in Turkey in July 2016, dozens of media in Turkey was closed, and due to the suspicion of supporting terrorists or insults of officials in social networks in the past six months, the Turkish government has taken legal measures 3710 people.

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We will remind, earlier it was reported that in Turkey detained the correspondents of the BBC and “voice of America”.