Imprisoned journalists talked about: There is special isolation for us
Utku Çakırözer, a deputy from the CHP Eskişehir, is martyred in Libya. He has been visiting journalists who have been detained in the Silivri Prison for four months for reporting on the funeral of the MİT member. Hülya Kılınç, Yeniçağ newspaper writer Murat Ağırel, Editor-in-Chief of Yeni İş newspaper Ferhat Çelik, Editor-in-Chief Aydın Keser, explained the prison statement and their detention.
OUR RIGHT TO DEFENSE IS RESTRICTED
- Due to the epidemic, the opinions of the lawyer cannot be made clear. Documents shared between the lawyer and the client are subject to inspection. However, there is no content audit in the opinions of the lawyer. Sometimes the executioner brings back the documents we gave. “What do you need this for?” It said. We discuss, then send again. So our right to defense is restricted. Bar associations must object to this.
EVEN WITHOUT EVIDENCE THEY DO ARREST JOURNALISTS
Here, they define a crime for a normal ordinary news for those they want to be criminals. They don’t even need evidence. I am comfortable. We worked as a legal and normal journalist. I am ashamed for my country.
79 journalists and media workers in prison
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in Turkey and memorialization working journalists walked “Arrest Press” in 2020, it has released the May report. According to the report, at least 9 journalists were detained, summoned, or investigated or criminalized in May.