Offices of ETHA News Agency raided

Seven people taken into custody after Istanbul Police Department raided the office of Etkin News Agency (ETHA) on Saturday.

The news agency denounced the police raid on its Twitter account.

The agency wrote in its account: “A police raid is being carried out at ETHA offices. Police is saying they are to seize Istanbul Sokakta Newspaper which is the supplement of weekly socialist newspaper Atılım. The phones of our editors and reporters have been seized too. We cannot reach our employees. We are prevented from declaring this lawlessness and making news. The free press cannot be silenced. ”