IFEX council member arrested in Turkey
Monday 20th of June Erol Onderoglu was arrested in Turkey. Erol is a brave journalist, peaceful activist who defends HR and supports FoE .
Rula Michaliel from Lebanon wrote:
Few days ago, during #IFEX council meeting, we were together discussing the challenges we are facing in our work, and talking about the necessity to support each other in a region where activists and journalists are more and more facing arbitrary detention and are more targeted by their government to limit their movement and silence their voices.
These days more and more of our good and brave friends are detained or banned from traveling, the list is long but at least i have to mention the case of Nabeel Rajab in Bahrain and Gamal Eid in Cairo. It is time to show more support, more collaborative campaigns are needed in order to defend the freedom of our friends... in order to defend our freedom.