Following the coup attempt on July 15, detention warrant has been issued for 42 journalists including well-known journalist Nazlı Ilıcak, who had been supporting the government for a long time but has adopted an oppositional position following the split between AKP and the Gülen Community.
According to the report of the state-run Anadolu Agency (AA) custody order has been issued for 42 journalists within the investigation launched into Gülen Community upon order of İstanbul Bureau for Terror and Organized Crimes Vice Chief Public Prosecutor İrfan Fidan.
According to the report of Toygun Atilla from Hürriyet daily, İstanbul Police Department assuming that Ilıcak who was not at home could be in Bodrum has contacted Muğla police.
According to state-run Anadolu Agency (AA) detention warrent has been issued for following journalists:
Abdullah Abdulkadiroğlu, Abdullah Kılıç, Ahmet Dönmez, Ali Akkuş, Arda Akın, Ayşe Nazlı Ilıcak, Bayram Kaya, Bilal Şahin, Bülent Ceyhan, Bülent Mumay, Bünyamin Köseli, Azmi Cemal Kalyoncu, Cevheri Güven, Cihan Acar, Cuma Ulus, Emre Soncan, Ercan Gün, Erkan Akkuş, Ertuğrul Erbaş,Fatih Akalan, Fatih Yağmur, Habip Güler, Hanım Büşra Erdal, Haşim Söylemez, Hüseyin Aydın, İbrahim Balta, Kamil Maman, Kerim Gün,Levent Kenez, Mahmut Hazar, Mehmet Gündem, Metin Yıkar, Muhammed Fatih Uğur, Mustafa Erkan Acar, Mürsel Genç, Selahattin Sevi, Seyid Kılıç,Turan Görüryılmaz, Ufuk Şanlı, Ufuk Emin Köroğlu, Yakup Sağlam and Yakup Çetin.
According to Doğan News Agency, the journalists Yakup Sağlam, İbrahim Balta, Seyit Kılıç, Bayram Kaya and Cihan Acar have been taken into custody.
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