MEDIA MONITORING DATABASE
Detention of Sibel Hürtaş, the Ankara correspondent of Artı TV
RELATED PERSON OR INSTITUTION
Sibel Hürtaş
CITY
Ankara
YEAR OF INTERFERENCE
2020
LAST UPDATED
03/07/2020
TYPE OF STATEMENT
Political
MEDIUM
Television
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
Interferences by the Executive Power
Executive and Administration
Interference of police forces

The Ankara correspondent of Artı TV, Sibel Hürtaş was taken into custody by police on 3 July 2020 in front of the Parliament as she was covering a sit-in by heads of bar associations, who have been demanding to participate in talks in the Parliamentary Justice Commission concerning a bill proposing major structural changes to the organization of bar associations (3 July).