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Turkey - Police arrest 40 journalists on suspicion of Kurdish separatist links

Reporters without borders
Update: Since this statement was released, the number of arrested journalists has raised up to about 40. Reporters Without Borders is very concerned about the arrests of about 25 journalists in raids there were carried out early this morning under a continuing investigation into the Union of Kurdistan Communities (KCK), an umbrella group allegedly linked to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK). Most of the detained journalists work for pro-Kurdish media. “The Turkish police keep (...)

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