2 journalists detained in Diyarbakır

DİYARBAKIR –The closed Dicle News Agency (DİHA) Chairperson Zekeriya Güzüpek and editor of Kurdish department Mehmet Ali Ertaş have been taken into custody.

Police raided the home of Dicle News Agency (DİHA), which was shut down by Statutory Decree, Chairperson Zekeriya Güzüpek and Kurdish service editor Mehmet Ali Ertaş. After searching the home, police took Zekeriya and Mehmet Ali into custody. Two journalists have been taken to Police Headquarters.

The reason for detention of the journalists is unknown yet.