Strange days. “DW interview with Turkish youth minister seized” but ministry refutes…

In Uncategorized on September 8, 2016 at 10:55

The record of an interview with Turkish Youth and Sports Minister Akif Çağatay Kılıç that was slated to be published for a program on Deutsche Welle (DW) has been seized by ministry officials after the interview was completed
Turkey’s Youth and Sports Ministry has issued a statement over reports on the seizure of an interview by German broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) with Youth and Sports Minister Akif Çağatay Kılıç, saying it did not reflect the truth
The director general of Germany’s international broadcaster Deutsche Welle condemned Turkey yesterday (6 September) for confiscating the recording of an interview with its Youth and Sports Minister at his office in Ankara
The European Court of Human Rights has passed judgement on three cases of extrajudicial killing in two different police-military operations. Turkey has been sentenced to pay compensation for having violated “the right to life”.
Three journalists, an artist, and an Alevi sage who joined the the “Editors-in-Chief on Watch” campaign launched on May 3 have been called to testify.
A total of 16 businessmen were arrested on Sept. 8 as part of an ongoing investigation into the Fetullahist Terror Organization (FETÖ), which has been accused of staging the failed coup attempt of July 15, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
Detained since April, the attorneys Acinikli and Demir from the Libertarian Legists Association were released yesterday.
Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has sought to assure the Council of Europe (CoE) that the Turkish government will be transparent in the post-coup attempt process

Vía Erkan’s Field Diary


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