Press freedom in Turkey: an interview with Erol Önderoğlu
On June 20, 2016, Erol Önderoglu, representative of Reporters Without Borders Turkey, has been taken in pre-trial detention on the grounds of terror propaganda. Together with him, Ahmet Nesin, a freelance journalist, and Şebnem Korur Fincancı, head of the Turkey Human Rights Foundation. They are accused of terrorist propaganda for expressing solidarity and participating in events organized by the Kurdish media outlet Özgür Gündem.
In this interview for the Swiss section of Amnesty International, Erol Önderoglu speaks about the situation of press freedom in Turkey.