MEDIA MONITORING DATABASE
Detention of Ergin Çağlar while following Gemlik March
RELATED PERSON OR INSTITUTION
Ergin Çağlar
CITY
Bursa
YEAR OF INTERFERENCE
2022
LAST UPDATED
13/06/2022
TYPE OF STATEMENT
Political
MEDIUM
Internet
News Agency
THE TITLE OF WHOSE RIGHT IS INTERFERED
Journalist
RIGHTS GUARANTEED UNDER THE RIGHT OF FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION
Right to Impart Information and Ideas
TYPE OF INTERFERENCE
Judicial Interference
Public Prosecution Offices
Taking into custody

Mezopotamya Agency reporter Ergin Çağlar and Jinnews reporter Rozerin Gültekin were detained during the Gemlik March in Bursa, which was held with the slogan “We are marching to Gemlik to defend freedom against the policy of isolation” to protest the visitation ban imposed on Abdullah Öcalan (June 12).

Gültekin and Çağlar were taken to Bursa Police Department and then released after their statements were completed at night. Journalists were charged with “violating the Law on Meetings and Demonstrations” (June 13).