24/7 Newsfeed

Put Reason 24/7 on Your Site

RSS

Follow Reason 24/7 on Twitter and via RSS

Turkey Releases Journalist From Jail

ISTANBUL, Turkey, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- A Turkish journalist freed after two years in prison for alleged ties to an ultra-nationalist group was praised Friday by an opposition political leader.

Republican People's Party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu said journalist Soner Yalcin, who was released Thursday but still faces trial in the OdaTV case, "dared to pay the price for properly performing his profession."

Source: UPI. Read full article. (link)

Editor's Note: We invite comments and request that they be civil and on-topic. We do not moderate or assume any responsibility for comments, which are owned by the readers who post them. Comments do not represent the views of Reason.com or Reason Foundation. We reserve the right to delete any comment for any reason at any time. Report abuses.

advertisement