MEDIA MONITORING DATABASE
Investigation against journalist Fırat Fıstık
RELATED PERSON OR INSTITUTION
Fırat Fıstık
CITY
İstanbul
YEAR OF INTERFERENCE
2021
LAST UPDATED
22/10/2021
TYPE OF STATEMENT
Political
MEDIUM
Internet
Internet News Portal
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
Opening a criminal investigation
THE LEGAL GROUNDS FOR INTERFERENCE
Turkish Penal Code
Art. 136

Over his news about the appointed rector of Boğaziçi University Naci İnci, who reported his students to the prosecutor’s office, Gerçek Gündem reporter Fırat Fıstık is facing an investigation launched by the İstanbul Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office on charges of “illegally obtaining and disseminating personal data” and “libel”. The journalist has been summoned to give his statement about the offenses charged (October 22).