Arrest warrants were issued for 88 journalists in Turkey


Non-government organization Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said, that after the coup attempt in the country, Turkish authorities have issued 88 arrest warrants for journalists.

The organization says that in the last week at least 48 journalists were arrested in Turkey, and about 330 journalists were denied accreditation.

The CPJ called on the Turkish government to release all detained journalists, describing what is happening as “witch hunt.”

Earlier it was reported that after the coup attempted in Turkey, more than 130 media were closed.

Source: Gazeta.Ru


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