Yeni Yaşam journalist Ibrahim Karakaş remanded in custody

Yeni Yaşam journalist Ibrahim Karakaş remanded in custody.

Ibrahim Karakaş, a journalist with Yeni Yaşam Newspaper, was remanded in custody by the Turkish judiciary.

Karakaş, who was detained in Adana on 4 November following an investigation launched by Adana Chief Public Prosecutor's Office, was transferred to Adana Courthouse on Friday.

The Criminal Judge of Peace remanded Karakaş in custody on the allegation of "being a member of a terrorist organization".

At least 92 journalists in prison

Turkey continues to be the largest prison in the world for journalists. According to the data of the Dicle Fırat Journalists (DFG) Association, 11 journalists were detained just last month, and four of them were remanded in custody.

According to the DFG, 91 journalists are in prison. This number increased to 92 with the arrest of Karakaş.