Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of January 29

On the 10th anniversary of his death, January 19, 2017, carnations, candles, and signs mark the spot in Istanbul where journalist Hrant Dink was murdered. The sign reads "Long live the brotherhood of people. We will not forget, we will not forgive." (Reuters/Osman Orsal)

Police briefly detain newspaper editor
Police briefly detained Barış İnce, a board member of the socialist daily newspaper Birgün and its former editor, after İnce went to a police station to testify regarding another investigation into him, Birgün reported. The journalist was allowed to leave freely after he testified before a prosecutor at Istanbul’s Çağlayan Courthouse.

[January 30, 2017]