January 23, 2013


VIENNA, 23 January 2013

The South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO) is concerned over the latest wave of arrests of journalists in Turkey.

According to information before SEEMO, 11 journalists were detained in recent police raids that took place different parts of Turkey against alleged members of the forbiden Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party-Front.

Five were freed after being ordered to pay a bail of 10,000 TRY and report to the police weekly. Six journalists are still in detention.