Press Freedom

First hearing of 7 journalists from DİHA and Özgür Gündem was held in Diyarbakır

3 October 2018

Deniz Tekin, Diyarbakır - Hearing of 7 journalists who are accused of 'terrorist propaganda' and 'targeting those who participated in anti-terror operations' was held at Diyarbakır 9. High Criminal Court. Journalists are facing 3 years in prison, due to their social media posts involving a news story that was published in the now-shuttered Dicle News Agency (DİHA), regarding the military operation that was conducted after the declaration of curfew in Sur, Diyarbakır.