Yellow press card of journalist Amberin Zaman cancelled

NEWS CENTER- Directorate General of Press and Information has cancelled the yellow press card of journalist Amberin Zaman.

Directorate General of Press and Information (BYEGM) has cancelled the yellow press card of journalist Amberin Zaman for her social media posts and writings. The Directorate General issued a written statement and said, “Press card has been cancelled in accordance with the national security policy.” The BYEGM announced that the press card of Amberin has been cancelled for “writing articles against Turkey for various press outlets in other countries.”

In the statement of the BYEGM, it is stated that Amberin Zaman shared a post on social media after Reina attack reads, “The most effective force against ISIS is the Syrian Kurds, you can call me as a traitor or whatever you want, but this is the truth. The YPG and SDG are the most effective forces against ISIS that’s why the USA collaborates with them. But when you say this you become a traitor.” It is alleged that the journalist, “clearly reveals her sympathy to the organization” with this sharing.