BBC Turkish says reporter, Hatice Kamer, freed in southeast Turkey
Hatice Kamer, a journalist working for the BBC’s Turkish-language service, freed after being held in south-east of country
Turkish authorities have freed a reporter for the BBC’s Turkish-language service after holding her for a day without explanation, the broadcaster said.
Selcen Bayun plays the video on her phone – and takes a deep breath. Even after watching it multiple times since 15 July, it still shocks. ‘That’s my client.’ she says, pointing to a man with a head injury. ‘He and the others were beaten, their
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
Since the July coup attempt, Erdogan’s vindictive paranoia knows no bounds, and Americans are among the victims in his stifling jails. The second in a series of articles about the author’s experiences in Turkish prisons and the people she met