Turkish-Swedish journalist held in Spain on Turkey warrant
by Jane Whyatt
Journalist Hamza Yalçin, who has dual Turkish and Swedish nationality, is behind bars in Spain after being arrested at an airport in Barcelona. The Turkish government is seeking to extradite Yalçin, and put his name on the Interpol list of wanted people. As he presented his passport at the airport, ready to board a flight to London, the authorities handed him over to the police. He was detained and later appeared before the national court (Audienca Nacional).
Hamza Yalçin, editor of "Odak Dergisi" (picture: Odak Dergisi)
Fifty-nine year old Yalçin has lived in Sweden for 33 years and was…