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VOA Reporter Detained in Turkey

Turkish authorities on Saturday detained Khajijan Farqin, a freelance reporter working for Voice of America, in Diyarbakir. Details of her arrest were relayed by a family friend, who said the reasons for Farqin's detention remained unclear. Her family said that because of a state of emergency declared in the area, even her attorney could not contact her for five days. Turkey, which has been under a state of emergency since a failed coup attempt on July 15, has detained dozens of...

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