Journalist Zekeriya Güzüpek taken into custody

The Turkish regime’s repression against the free press continues.

Journalist Zekeriya Güzüpek was taken into custody while travelling from Amed to Van on Wednesday. According to reports, Güzüpek was detained following a security control at a checkpoint in the town of Veysel Karani in Baykan district of Siirt.

While the journalist is reported to have been detained in line with an investigation, it is not known where he was taken.