by Jane Whyatt
Turkish police have carried out early morning raids at the homes of 35 opponents of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.The reason: they use an encryption service called ByLock to protect their sources’ identity and keep their journalistic material confidential. Thirty-five warrants were issued. Nine journalists have been detained.
Hunting down journalists: Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Now President Erdoğan has decided that using ByLock is a sign of complicity with the Gülen movement and therefore connected to terrorism. Fethullah Gülen is a Turkish religious leader who lives in the USA. President Erdoğan blames Gülen for the alleged military coup attempt…