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Journalists in State of Emergency - 47

Number of imprisoned journalists in Turkey reaches 155 following arrest of Die Welt reporter Deniz Yücel

 
 On Feb. 27, a Turkish court put German daily Die Welt’s Turkey correspondent Deniz Yücel under arrest on charges of “spreading propaganda for a terrorist organization” and “inciting the public to hatred and hostility.”
 
Yücel was taken to the Istanbul Courthouse to testify to prosecutors two weeks after his detention on Feb. 15.
 
In his testimony to prosecutors, Yücel was asked if he knew any of the journalists, who were detained in an investigation related to Energy Minister Berat Albayrak’s email account being hacked. He was also asked questions about an interview he conducted with Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) commander Cemil Bayık in 2015; about his critical articles from the past few years and whether he had come into the possession of the hacked emails of Albayrak.
 
The journalist was arrested by the Istanbul 9th Criminal Judicature of Peace following his prosecutorial interrogation.
 
The court’s arrest ruling said Yücel was being arrested for “creating the impression that the PKK terror organization is a legitimate organization” in his 2015 interview with Bayık, for “inciting Turkish and Kurdish citizens to hatred and hostility” in an article published on Oct. 26, 2016, for criticizing President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in an article dated Feb. 17, 2017, for expressing his doubts about the identity of the group that staged the July 15 coup attempt, and for “spreading propaganda of a terrorist organization and for inciting the public to hatred and hostility” in an article about Turkish security forces operations in the southeastern town of Cizre published on Dec. 12, 2016.
 
The Die Welt journalist was then taken in Metris Prison in İstanbul.
 
In a statement, Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel criticised the arrest as "bitter and disappointing" and called it "disproportionate".
 
"The German government expects that the Turkish judiciary, in its treatment of the Yücel case, takes account of the high value of freedom of the press for every democratic society. We will continue to insist on a fair and legal treatment of Deniz Yücel and hope that he will soon regain his freedom," she said.
 
Yücel’s arrest brings the number of journalists in prison to 155. The full list can be viewed here.

Hürriyet investigated over army report
 
On Feb. 27, the Bakırköy Chief Prosecutor’s Office launched an investigation into a news report titled “The Military HQ is restless” published last weekend in Hürriyet. The newspaper’s Ankara Bureau Chief Hande Fırat was called to testify in the investigation, reports said.
 
The news report, which carried Fırat’s by-line, claimed that some groups inside the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) were unnerved by criticism directed at Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar and other issues. However, the headline chosen alludes to a headline used by the Cumhuriyet daily in 2003, which stated “Young officers are restless” for an article which was mostly viewed as making a veiled call for a military overthrow against the Justice and Development Party (AKP).
 
A large number of columnists attacked Fırat in the pro-government media after the publication of the report.
 
Fırat, previously the chief Ankara reporter for CNNTürk, had consistently refrained from criticizing the government, and was generally regarded as being in the good graces of the government, especially after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan addressed the nation via FaceTime on her mobile phone live on television on the night of the July 15 attempt.

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan also harshly criticized the report.
 
On Feb. 28, Hürriyet announced that it was replacing Sedat Ergin its editor-in-chief of two and a half years, with Fikret Bila, a senior journalist who previously served as editor-in-chief for Milliyet, previously owned by Doğan Group. Hürriyet sources have denied any link between the two incidents, according to T24.
 
 
Vice news reporters on trial
 
The trial of two Vice News journalists and their translator who were detained in August 2015 for reporting in Diyarbakır during a curfew in the town began on Feb. 27. Vice News reporters Jake Hanrahan and Philip John Pendlebury, their translator Mohamed Ismael Rasool and driver Abdurrahman Direkçi. The suspects are being accused of “violating laws on prevention of terror financing” and “spreading propaganda for a terrorist organization.”
 
The court removed the probation terms and international flight ban in place for Direkçi and Rasool in the hearing. The session was adjourned until a later date.
 
 
Court upholds prison sentence for journalist
 
The 4th Criminal Chamber of the Ankara Regional Court on Feb. 24 upheld a lower court’s ruling sentence journalist Ali Barış Kurt to two years four months and three days in prison on charges of “spreading propaganda of a terrorist organization.” The journalist was accused on the basis of his social media posts and journalistic articles.
 
 
Capture warrant issued for slain journalist
 
Evrensel has reported that the authorities had issued a capture warrant for Azadiya Welat journalist Rohat Aktaş, who was killed in during a curfew in the southeastern town of Cizre during security forces’ operation in the area. Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputy Dilek Öcalan has reportedly submitted a parliamentary inquiry about the capture warrant, demanding a response from Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ.
 
Aktaş was killed, allegedly, along with many other civilians, who were hiding in a residential basement
where they had taken refuge from the shelling in February 2016.
 
Book cover designer detained
 
A graphics designer who had designed a book investigating President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s educational background was detained on Feb. 25, according to news reports.
 
The designer, whose name wasn’t announced publicly, had recently designed the book “The one without a diploma,” written by Ergün Poyraz.
 
The book’s publisher, Siyah Beyaz Books, confirmed the detention in a statement, saying the graphics designer was released at 10 pm on the same day. It also said it stood by its writers, employees and published works.
 
Earlier, some opposition parties and critics had raised questions about Erdoğan’s university diploma, claiming that he had never finished university. According to Turkish law, holding a university degree is a requirement for running for presidential office.
 
Journalism student released
 
Helin Yıldırım, a senior student at Akdeniz University’s department of journalism, tweeted on Feb. 25 that she had been released after 11 days under detention.
 
No official explanation was offered as to the reason of the young woman’s detention.
 
Journalists arrested under State of Emergency as part of coup investigation
       
1                       Abdullah Kılıç, Meydan columnist
2                      Abdullah Özyurt, Zaman Newspaper reporter
3                       Ahmet Altan, Novelist and journalist
4                       Ahmet Memiş, Journalist, Haberdar news site
5                       Ahmet Metin Sekizkardeş, Zaman newspaper
6                       Ahmet Turan Alkan, Zaman columnist
7                       Ahmet Yavaş, TRT (Erzurum)
8                       Alaattin Güner, Cihan News Agency media director
9                       Alaattin Kaya, Formerly owned rights to Zaman
10                    Ali Akkuş, Zaman, general publications editor
11                    Ali Babur Boysal, Zaman designer
12                    Ali Bulaç, Zaman Newspaper columnist
13                    Ali Ünal, Zaman columnist
14                    Atilla Taş, Meydan Newspaper columnist
15                    Ayşe Nazlı Ilıcak, Yarına Bakış
16                    Ayşenur Parıldak, Zaman
17                    Aytekin Gezici, Journalist
18                    Aziz İstegün, Diyarbakır Zaman regional representative
19                    Bayram Kaya, Zaman reporter
20                    Bayram Parlak, Radyo Cihan (Diyarbakır)
21                    Bünyamin Köseli, Aksiyon Magazine reporter
22                    Cemal Azmi Kalyoncu, Journalists and Writers Foundation
23                    Cihan Acar, Bugün reporter
24                    Cihat Ünal, Antalya Zaman reporter
25                    Cuma Kaya, Zaman Newspaper
26                    Cuma Ulus, Millet Newspaper publications coordinator
27                    Cumali Önal, Zaman, in charge of Arabic editions
28                    Eda Şanlı, owner of local Antalya newspaper and columnist for Bizim Antalya
29                    Emre Soncan, Zaman defense reporter
30                    Ercan Gün, Fox TV News editor
31                    Erdal Şen, Meydan newspaper managing editor
32                    Faruk Akkan, Cihan News Agency journalist
33                    Fevzi Yazıcı, Zaman Newspaper
34                    Gökçe Fırat Çulhaoğlu, Türksolu columnist
35                    Gültekin Avcı
36                    Habip Güler, Zaman reporter
37                    Hakan Taşdelen
38                    Halil İbrahim Mert, TRT (Erzurum)
39                    Hanım Büşra Erdal, Zaman reporter and columnist
40                    Haşim Söylemez, Aksiyon Magazine columnist
41                    Hüseyin Aydın, Cihan reporter
42                    Hüseyin Turan, Zaman columnist
43                    İbrahim Balta, Zaman business news editor
44                                  İbrahim Karayeğen, Zaman managing editor
45                    İsa Siyi, Haberdar news site
46                    Kenan Baş, Antalya Zaman reporter
                                     Lalezar Sarıibrahimoğlu (Lale Kemal), Zaman columnist -Released
47                    Lokman Erdoğan, Çorum Manşet (Antalya) owner and columnist
48                    Mehmet Altan, professor of economics, author and journalist
49                    Mehmet Dener, Şanlıurfa.com editor-in-chief
50                    Mehmet Kuru, Zaman Eskişehir reporter
51                    Mehmet Özdemir, Zaman
52                    Muhammet Taşçılar, Sanliurfa.com website editor-in-chief
53                    Murat Aksoy, Yeni Şafak columnist
54                    Murat Avcıoğlu, Zaman
55                    Murat Öztürk, Çorum Manşet (Antalya) managing editor
56                    Mustafa Erkan Acar, Bugün news manager
57                    Mustafa Ünal, Ankara Bureau Chief of Zaman
58                    Mutlu Çölgeçen, Millet newsroom coordinator
59                    Mümtazer Türköne, Zaman columnist
60                    Nuri Durna, TRT
                                    Nuriye Ural (Akman), Zaman columnist -Released
61                    Nurullah Kaya, G.antep Zaman regional representative
62                    Olgun Matur, Antalya journalist
63                    Osman Yakut, Zaman Antalya
64                    Özkan Mayda, Antalya Zaman reporter
65                    Ramazan Alkan, Yeni Akit reporter
66                    Resul Cengiz, Eski Zaman Denizli reporter
67                    Seyid Kılıç, TRT Haber
68                    Şahin Alpay, Zaman columnist
69                    Şeref Yılmaz, Irmak TV
70                    Tuncer Çetinkaya, Zaman Antalya regional representative
71                    Ufuk Şanlı, columnist for Vatan newspaper
72                    Vahit Yazgan, İzmir Zaman regional representative
73                    Vedat Demir, Yarına Bakış Columnist
74                    Yakup Çetin, Zaman Reporter
75                    Yakup Şimşek, Zaman marketing manager
76                    Yalçın Güler, TRT (Erzurum)
77                    Yener Dönmez, Habervaktim news site
78                    Yetkin Yıldız, Aktif Haber
79                    Zafer Özsoy
80                    Ali Babür Boysal, Zaman page designer
81                    Tahsin Kürklü, head of Zaman's transportation department
82                    Oğuz Usluer, Former Habertürk news coordinator
83                    Ünal Tanık, Rotahaber owner
       
           Journalists arrested in Cumhuriyet operation on Nov. 5, 2016
       
84                    Akın Atalay, Pres. of Cumhuriyet Foundation Executive Board (arrested on Nov. 12)
85                    Murat Sabuncu, Editor-in-Chief
86                    Kadri Gürsel, Editorial Advisor
87                    Turhan Günay, Chief Editor of the paper’s book supplement
88                    Musa Kart, Cartoonist
89                    Güray Tekin Öz, columnist
90                    Hakan Karasinir, columnist
91                    Mustafa Kemal Güngör, Cumhuriyet Foundation board member
92                    Önder Çelik, Cumhuriyet Foundation board member
93                    Bülent Utku, Cumhuriyet Foundation board member
94                    Ahmet Şık, Cumhuriyet reporter
       
                                    Journalists taken into custody as part of coup probe
       
                                    Abdullah Katırcıoğlu, Legal status after detention unknown
                                    Emre Koçali, Haberdar, Legal status after detention unknown
                                    Erkan Büyük, Haberdar, Legal status after detention unknown
                                    Özcan Keser, TRT İstanbul, Legal status after detention unknown
                                    Vedat Beki, Sözcü 18, In custody
                                    Journalists released after being held as part of coup probe under State of Emergency
                                    Abdullah Alparslan Akkuş, former NTV news editor, Released after being questioned by prosecutor
                                    Arda Akın, Hürriyet reporter, released by court after objection to arrest ruling
                                    Ayhan Şimşek, Released on probation
                                    Bülent Mumay, former Hürriyet digital publications coordinator, released after court arraignment
                                    Dinçer Gökçe, Hürriyet internet editor, Released on probation
                                    Hakan Bülent Yardımcı, Released on probation
                                    Hilmi Yavuz, Zaman columnist, released due to poor health, scheduled to testify later in the investigation
                                    İhsan Duran Dağı, Zaman columnist, Released after being questioned by prosecutor
                                    İskender Yunus Tiryaki, Bugün reporter , Released on probation
                                    Levent Arap, Postmedya.com site executive, Released on probation
                                    Mehmet Gündem, former Milliyet columnist, released after arraignment
                                    Nurullah Öztürk,former Yeni Şafak general coordinator and Zaman columnist, Released after being questioned by prosecutor
                                    Osman Nuri Arslan, FİA finance company partner, Released on probation
                                    Osman Nuri Öztürk, Released on probation
                                    Ömer Şahin ,Meydan newspaper’s former Ankara bureau chief, Released after being questioned by prosecutor
                                    Rasih Yılmaz,Samanyoluhaber columnist, Released after being questioned by prosecutor
                                    Rıfat Söylemez, Adana Haber, Released after arraignment
                                    Taner Talaş, Adana Yerel, Released under electronic monitoring
                                    Yakup Sağlam, Samanyolu reporter, Released on probation
                                    Yüksel Evsen, Adana journalist, Released on probation
                                    Zeki Önal, Not detained due to advanced age and poor health
                                    Journalists being sought in coup probe by judiciary
                                    Asım Yıldırım, STV anchor
                                    Ayşe Özkalay, Yeni Hayat columnist
                                    Behçet Akyar
                                    Bilal Şahin, Özgür Düşünce
                                    Bülent Ceyhan, Özgür Düşünce
                        Bülent Keneş, Former Today's Zaman editor-in-chief
                                    Bülent Korucu, Zaman columnist
                                    Can Bahadır Yüce, Zaman columnist
                                    Celil Sağır,Today's Zaman managing editor
                                    Cevheri Güven, Nokta Magazine editor-in-chief
                                    Ergun Babahan
                                    Erhan Başyurt, Bugün editor-in-chief
                                    Erkan Akkuş, BUGÜN TV
                                    Ertuğrul Erbaş, Former Nokta editor
                                    Eyüp Can Sağlık, former Radikal editor-in-chief
                                    Faruk Arslan, Zaman columnist
                                    Faruk Kardıç
                        Fatih Akalan, Samanyolu Haber TV commentator
                                    Fatih Yağmur, former Radikal reporter
                                    Hamit Bilici, Zaman Editor-in-Chief
                                    Hamit Çiçek
                                    Hasan Cücük, Zaman reporter
                                    Hüseyin Döğme
                                    İbrahim Öztürk, Zaman columnist
                                    İhsan Yılmaz, Today's Zaman columnist
                                    Kamil Maman, Bugün reporter
                                    Kemal Gülen, STV anchor
                                    Kerim Balcı, Turkish Review editor-in-chief
                                    Kerim Gün, Zaman editor
                                    Levent Kenez, Meydan editor-in-chief
                                    Mahmut Akpınar, Millet columnist
                                    Mahmut Hazar, Cihan News Agency
                                    Mehmet Akif Afşar
                                    Mehmet Kamış, Zaman columnist
                                    Melih Kılıç, Zaman Media Group Sales Department employee
                                    Metin Tamer Gökçeoğlu
                        Metin Yıkar, Samanyolu Haber
                                    Muhammed Fatih Uğur, Zaman news editor
                                    Mürsel Genç, Cihan reporter
                                    Nevzat Güner
                                    Oktay Vızvız
                                    Osman Özsoy, Rota Haber columnist, academic
                                    Ömer Karakaş
                                    Önder Deligöz, former Yeni Şafak reporter
                                    Sait Sefa, Haberdar
                                    Savaş Genç, former TRT reporter and academic
                                    Sedat Yetişkin
                                    Selahattin Sevi, Zaman photography editor
                                    Selçuk Gültaşlı, Zaman Brussels representative
                        Sevgi Akarçeşme, Today’s Zaman editor-in-chief
                                    Süleyman Sargın
                                    Şemsettin Efe
                                    Şenol Kahraman
                                    Turan Görüryılmaz, Can Erzincan TV anchor
                                    Turhan Bozkurt, Zaman columnist
                                    Ufuk Emin Köroğlu, Karşı Gazete reporter
                                    Veysel Ayhan
                                    Yavuz Baydar, Haberdar.com columnist
                                    Yonca Kaya Şahin, Rotahaber online news site columnist
                                    Oğuz Usluer, Habertürk TV former news coordinator
       
                                    Journalists detained under State of Emergency outside coup probe
       
                                    Selami Aslan – DİHA, Released
                                    Selman Keleş – DİHA, Under arrest
                                    İdris Yılmaz – DİHA, Under arrest
                                    Mehmet Sıddık Damar – DİHA, Released
                                    Esra Aydın – JİNHA, Released
                                    Geylan Arslan – JİNHA, Released
                                    Nizamettin Yılmaz – Azadiya Welat, Under arrest
                                    İdris Yılmaz – DİHA, Under arrest
                                    Haydar Ergül – Demokratik Modernite, Under arrest
                                    Hasan Akbaş – Evrensel, Released
                                    Fırat Topal – Evrensel, Released
                                    Serpil Berk – Evrensel, Released
                                    Sertaç Kayar – Serbest Gazeteci, Released
                                    Engin Eren – DİHA, Released on probation
                                    Fatma Edemen – ETHA, Released
                                    Davut Uçar– Özgür Gündem, Released
                                    Doğan Güzel– Özgür Gündem, Released
                                    Ersin Çaksu – Özgür Gündem, Released
                                    Günay Aksoy – Özgür Gündem, Released
                                    Kemal Bozkurt – Özgür Gündem, Released
                                    Reyhan Hacıoğlu – Özgür Gündem, Released
                                    Önder Elaldı – Özgür Gündem, Released
                                    Ender Önder – Özgür Gündem, Released
                                    Sinan Balık – Özgür Gündem, Released
                                    Fırat Yeşilçınar – Özgür Gündem, Released
                                    Özgür Paksoy – DİHA reporter, Released
                                    Zeki Erden – Özgür Gündem, Released
                                    Elif Aydoğmuş – Özgür Gündem, Released
                                    Ersin Çaksu – Özgür Gündem, Released
                                    Mesut Kaynar – DİHA, Released
                                    Sevdiye Gürbüz – Özgür Gündem, Released
                                    Amine Demirkıran – Özgür Gündem, Released
                                    Bayram Balcı – Özgür Gündem, Released
                                    Burcu Özkaya – Özgür Gündem, Released
                                    Yılmaz Bozkurt –Press Office of Chamber of Medicine, Released
                                    Gülfem Karataş – İMC TV, Released
                                    Gökhan Çetin – İMC TV, Released
                                    Hüseyin Gündüz – Doğu Yayınevi , Released
                                    Halil Polat – Freelancer, Under arrest
                                    Sabahattin Koyuncu – DİHA, Under arrest
                                    Cemil Uğur – Evrensel, Under arrest
                                    Yasemin Sayın– Azadiya Welat, Under arrest
                                    Hayat Yılmaz– Azadiya Welat, Under arrest
                                    Ahmet Kızılaya– Azadiya Welat, Released
                                    Arap Turan– Azadiya Welat,Under arrest
                                    Berxwedan Tulpar– Azadiya Welat, Released
                                    Sürreya Dal– Azadiya Welat, Released
                                    Zeynep İzgi– Azadiya Welat, Released on probation
                                    İbrahim Bayram– Azadiya Welat, Released on probation
                                    Engin Özelçi– Azadiya Welat, Released on probation
                                    Ahmet Boltan– Azadiya Welat, Released
                                    Ceylan İpek– Azadiya Welat, Released
                                    Mehmet Emin Kaya– Azadiya Welat, Released
                                    Ziyan Karahan– Azadiya Welat, Released
                                    Veysi Altın– Azadiya Welat, Released
                                    Ercan Yeltaş– Azadiya Welat, Released
                                    Azime Tarhan– Azadiya Welat, Released
                                    Serdal Polat– Azadiya Welat, Released on probation
                                    Cengiz Aslan– Azadiya Welat, Released
                                    Ferit Toprak– Azadiya Welat, Under arrest
                                    Mehmet Hüseyin Şahin– Azadiya Welat, Released
                                    Mehmet Aydın– Azadiya Welat, Released
                                    Pusat Bulut– Azadiya Welat, Released on probation
                                    Mehmet Emin Akgün – Azadiya Welat, Released
                                    Mecrum Tokal, Azadiya Welat (Released to be detained again on the same day), In custody
                                    Mehmet Ali Ertaş – DİHA, In custody
                                    Arjin Dilek -- DİHA, Released
                                    Beritan İrlan -- DİHA,Released
                                    Şaban İba, Özgür Gündem – In custody
                                    Olivier Bertrand, Le Jour – Deported after release
                                    Müjgan Ekin, Özgür Gün TV - Believed to have been abducted in extrajudicial detention
                                    Fethi Balaman - DİHA - in custody
                                    Oğuz Usluer, former broadcast coordinator for Habertürk TV
                                    Ömer Çelik, DİHA editor, arrested
                                    Metin Yoksun, DİHA reporter, released on probation
                                    Tunca Öğreten, former Diken editor, under arrest
                                    Mahir Kanaat, BirGün accountant, under arrest
                                    Derya Okatan, ETHA managing editor, released on probation
                                    Eray Sargın, owner of rights to Yolculuk newspaper, released on probation
                                    Ahmet Şık, Journalist, Arrested Jan. 2, 2017
                                    Abdullah Kaya, Arrested Jan. 20, 2017
       
                                    Journalists arrested during State of Emergency outside coup probe
       
95                    Zeynel Abidin Bulut – Azadiya Welat
                                    Zehra Doğan – JİNHA, Released in December 2016
96                    Hülya Karakaya – Özgür Halk
97                    Mehmet Arslan – DİHA
98                    Şermin Soydan – DİHA , Released
                                    Lindsey Snell – Freelancer - Released and deported on Oct. 13
                        Aslı Erdoğan – Özgür Gündem
99                    Metin Bekiroğlu – DİHA
100       İnan Kızılkaya – Özgür Gündem
                                    Zana (Bilir) Kaya – Özgür Gündem, released in December 2016
101       Erdem Muhirci – DİHA
102       Ali Aşikar – Azadiya Welat
                                    Necmiye Alpay – Özgür Gündem (released in December 2016)
103       Sabahattin Koyuncu - DİHA
104       Arap Turan - Azadiya Welat
105       Ferit Toprak - Azadiya Welat
106       Rabia Özkaya - Özgür Halk
107       Şirin Çoban – Azadiya Welat
108       İlker İlkan – Azadiya Welat
                                    Cemil Uğur – Evrensel, released in December
                                    Mehmet Anıl – ETHA
109      İdris Sayılgan -DİHA
110       Sadık Demir – Radyo Karacadağ
111       Mizgin Çay – Radyo Karacadağ
112       Salih Erbekler – Radyo Karacadağ
113       Togay Okay - Özgür Gelecek
                                    Ayhan Karahan - Local Bodrum journalist
114       Perihan Kara – Freelance journalist
115       Aysel Işık - Freelance journalist
116       Mehmet Güleş - DİHA
                                    Hüsnü Mahalli, Yurt newspaper, Released Jan. 20, 2017
117       Kemal Sancılı
118       Ceren Taşkın, Hatay Ses journalist
119       Tunca Öğreten, former Diken editor
120       Mahir Kanaat, BirGün employee
121       Ömer Çelik, DİHA editor
122       Abdullah Kaya, DİHA Ağrı correspondent
                                    Mehmet Bozkurt, former Aydınlık editor, released on Feb. 1, 2017 after one day of arrest
123      Hakan Ergün, Azadiya Welat and Özgür Gündem distributor
124      Aslı Ceren Aslan, Özgür Gelecek
125       Deniz Yücel, Die Welt
       
           List of journalists arrested/convicted before State of Emergency
       
126       Abdulkadir Turay, Dicle News Ajansı (DİHA) reporter
127       Ali Konar, Azadiya Welat representative
128       Arafat Dayan, Demokratik Ulus former managing editor
129       Cebrail Parıltı, Anadolu Ajansı (AA) Derik reporter
130       Emin Demir, Freelancer
131       Erdal Süsem, Eylül Magazine Editor
132       Erol Zavar, Odak magazine’s owner
133       Ferhat Çiftçi, Azadiya Welat Gaziantep representative
                                    Feyyaz İmrak, DİHA reporter, Released
134       Gurbet Çakar, Hevi women’s magazine
135       Hamit Dilbahar, Azadiya Welat columnist
136       Hatice Duman, owner of Atılım newspaper
137       Hidayet Karaca, President of Samanyolu Media
138       Kamuran Sunbat, Dicle News Ajansı (DİHA)
139       Kenan Karavil, Radyo Dünya Editor-in-chief
140       Mazlum Dolan, Dicle News Ajansı (DİHA) reporter
141       Mehmet Baransu, Taraf columnist
142       Mikail Barut, Özgür Halk Magazine former Editor
143       Miktat Algül, Mezitli FM, General broadcast coordinator
144       Muhammed Doğru, Dicle News Ajansı (DİHA) reporter
145       Mustafa Gök, Ekmek ve Adalet Magazine Ankara representative
146       Nedim Türfent, Dicle News Ajansı (DİHA) reporter
147       Nuri Yeşil, Azadiya Welat Dersim Temsilcisi
148       Özgür Amed (Ethem Çağır), Özgür Gündem columnist
149       Sami Tunca, Mücadele Birliği Magazine news editor
150       Serkan Aydemir, Bitlis Aktüel reporter
151       Seyithan Akyüz, Azadiya Welat Adana
152       Şahabettin Demir, Dicle News Ajansı (DİHA) reporter
153       Şerife Oruç, Dicle News Ajansı (DİHA) reporter
                                    Şermin Soydan, Dicle News Ajansı (DİHA) reporter -- Released on Nov. 23, 2016
154       Yılmaz Kahraman, Özgür Halk Magazine Editor
155       Ziya Ataman, Dicle News Ajansı (DİHA) Intern
List of media outlets shut down under State of Emergency decrees
TV Stations: Barış TV, Bugün TV, Can Erzincan TV, Dünya TV, Hira TV, Irmak TV, Kanal 124, Kanaltürk, MC TV, Mehtap TV, Merkür TV, Samanyolu Haber, Samanyolu TV, SRT TV, Tuna Shopping TV, Yumurcak TV, İMC TV, Hayat TV, Özgür Gün TV, Van TV, Van Genç TV, TV 10, Jiyan TV, Azadi TV, Denge TV, Mezopotamya TV , Birlik Medya TV, Yol Tv.
News Agencies: Cihan Haber Ajansı, Muhabir Haber Ajansı, SEM Haber Ajansı, JIN, DİHA
Newspapers: Adana Haber, Adana Medya, Akdeniz Türk, Şuhut’un Sesi, Kurtuluş, Lider, İscehisar, Durum, Türkeli, Antalya, Yerel Bakış, Nazar, Batman, Batman Postası, Batman Doğuş, Bingöl Olay, İrade, İskenderun Olay, Ekonomi, Ege’de Son Söz, Demokrat Gebze, Kocaeli Manşet, Bizim Kocaeli, Haber Kütahya, Gediz, Zafer, Hisar, Turgutlu Havadis, Milas Feza, Türkiye’de Yeni Yıldız, Hakikat, Urfa Haber Ajansı, Ajans 11, Yeni Emek, Banaz Postası, Son Nokta, Merkür Haber, Millet, Bugün, Meydan, Özgür Düşünce, Taraf, Yarına Bakış, Yeni Hayat, Zaman, Today’s Zaman, Özgür Gündem, Azadiya Welat, Batman Çağdaş, CizrePostası, Güney Express,İdil Haber,Kızıltepe’nin Sesi, Prestij Haber Gazetesi, Urfanatik Gazetesi, Yüksekova Haber.Express Gazetesi (Adana), Türkiye Manşet (Çorum), Dağyeli Gazetesi (Hatay), Akis Gazetesi (Kütahya), İpekyolu Gazetesi (Ordu), Son Dakika Gazetesi (İzmir), Yedigün Gazetesi (Ankara), Haberexen Dergisi(Samsun) .
Magazines: Akademik Araştırmalar, Aksiyon, Asya Pasifik, Bisiklet Çocuk, Diyalog, Avrasya, Ekolife, Ekoloji, Fountain, Gonca, Gül Yaprağı, Nokta, Sızıntı, Yağmur, Yeni Ümit, Zirve, Evrensel Kültür Dergisi, Özgürlük Dünyası, Tiroj.
Radio stations: Aksaray Mavi, Aktüel, Berfin, Burç, Cihan, Dünya, Esra, Haber Radyo Ege, Herkül, Jest, Kanaltürk, Radyo 59, Radyo Aile Rehberi, Radyo Bamteli, Radyo Cihan, Radyo Fıkıh, Radyo Küre, Radyo Mehtap, Radyo Nur, Radyo Şemşik, Samanyolu Haber, Umut, Yağmur, Rengin Radyo, Özgür Radyo, Ses Radyo, Radyo Karacadağ, Özgür Güneş, Patnos FM, Dünya Radyo, Batman FM.
Publishing houses: Altınburç, Burak Basın Yayın Dağıtım, Define, Dolunay Eğitim Yayın Dağıtım, Giresun Basın Yayın Dağıtım, Gonca, Gülyurdu, GYV, Işık Akademi, Işık Özel Eğitim, İklim Basın Yayın Pazarlama, Kaydırak, Kaynak, Kervan Basın Yayıncılık, Kuşak, Muştu, Nil, Rehber, Sürat Basım Yayın Reklamcılık Eğitim Araçları, Sütun, Şahdamar, Ufuk Basın Yayın Haber Ajans Pazarlama, Ufuk, Waşanxaneya Nil, Yay Basın Dağıtım, Yeni Akademi, Yitik Hazine, Zambak Basın Yayın Eğitim Turizm.
Outlets allowed to resume broadcasts after being shut down under SoE: Zarok TV (must comply with new requirement of 40 percent of broadcasts in Turkish), Yön Radyo.
* Glossary of legal terms used in this text
Detain / Place in custody: To hold in police custody for police interrogation first, and later for testimony to a prosecutor. Might lead to a court appearance depending on the action taken by the prosecutor.
Arrest: To put into prison indefinitely – by court order – pending trial.
Released on probation: Released with an international flight ban issued. Usually entails checking in regularly with a designated police station.
These lists have been compiled by P24 editors from open news sources and will be updated regularly. Journalists who want to report developments about themselves or their colleagues can contact us at punto24info@gmail.com
 
 

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