SERBIA: SEEMO condemns news about journalist being arrested in Turkey

SERBIA, 03/07/2016

The South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO) condemns the arrest of a journalist and two companions in Turkey.

DIHA reporter Serfie Oruc was arrested on 4 July, along with two other individuals that were in the car with her. All three were detained and sent to a prison in Batman, Turkey.

‘SEEMO calls for the immediate release of Serfie Oruc and a transparent investigation into her arrest’, said SEEMO Secretary General Oliver Vujovic said.

SEEMO is a network of editors, media executives and leading journalists in South, East and Central Europe and its press freedom work is supported by the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) project, as part of a grant by the European Commission.

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