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Alert created on: 05 Oct 2015 n° 80/2015 Turkey

Kurdish Daily Attacked, Doors Broken and 32 Journalists Interrogated

Source of threatState
CategoryHarassment and intimidation of journalists
Partner EFJ/IFJ
Partner EFJ/IFJ
The offices of the Kurdish daily newspaper Azadiya Welat and Kurdish news agency DIHA in Diyarbakır (Turkey) have been attacked on 28 September 2015 by police forces and 32 journalists and media workers were taken into custody for interrogation for more than seven hours by the authorities. The detained Kurdish journalists have been released after interrogation.
09 Oct 2015
All journalists were released after interrogation.
State replies
01 Dec 2015
Response of the Turkish Government (information provided by the Ministry of Interior)
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