Jan 24 2018

Journalist Nurcan Baysal released on bail

Journalist, writer Nurcan Baysal, who was detained on Monday for criticising Turkey’s Afrin incursion on social media, was released on bail on Wednesday.

The court also banned Baysal from leaving the country.

Meral Danış Beştaş, member of the parliament from Turkey’s pro-Kurdish opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) announced Baysal’s release on Twitter: