The 75-year old Nazli Ilicak moments after her release from prison, which a court ordered earlier today. Chilling photo. The Turkish journalist and former politician was held for over 3 years in solitary confinement. She was met at the prison doors by her two sons. https://t.co/lPgSvpdoV4
— Louis Fishman (@Istanbultelaviv) November 4, 2019
Hundreds of people have been detained in Turkey for commenting or reporting on Turkey’s recent military offensive in northeast Syria and are facing absurd criminal charges as the government intensifies its crackdown on critical voices, said Amnesty
Domestic political concerns are driving Turkey’s offensive in northeast Syria, and the nationalist fervour whipped up by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and pro-government media has silenced nearly all dissent and put Kurds in the crosshairs.