Journalist reported kidnapped and threatened with death

first_img News News Follow the news on Turkey to go further Organisation April 2, 2021 Find out more TurkeyEurope – Central Asia Help by sharing this information April 28, 2021 Find out more News Turkey’s never-ending judicial persecution of former newspaper editorcenter_img Reporters Without Borders said today it was concerned about the apparent kidnapping of journalist Ahmet Un and death threats he had received.”The Turkish authorities must do everything they can to clarify this incident, if it proves to be true, punish those responsible for the crime and guarantee the security of the journalist,” said Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Robert Ménard.Un, who works for the weekly Firatta Yasam, in Diyarbakir, is reported to have been kidnapped on 4 September by armed men who said they were police and intelligence agents. He is thought to have been taken to a deserted spot outside the town, interrogated about his work and threatened with death to force him to sign a promise to supply his kidnappers with information.Obstacles to the free flow of information are very serious in Turkey. April 2, 2021 Find out more TurkeyEurope – Central Asia RSF_en Journalists threatened with imprisonment under Turkey’s terrorism law Human rights groups warns European leaders before Turkey summit News Receive email alerts September 10, 2002 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Journalist reported kidnapped and threatened with deathlast_img read more

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