Au­thor­i­ties seek ar­rest of jour­nal­ist

Cyprus Today - - TURKEY -

TURK­ISH au­thor­i­ties have is­sued an ar­rest war­rant for jour­nal­ist Can Dun­dar as part of an in­ves­ti­ga­tion into protests in İs­tan­bul in 2013 against Pres­i­dent Re­cep Tayyip Er­doğan’s rule, state-run Anadolu agency said on Wed­nes­day.

Pros­e­cu­tors said he played an ac­tive role in the protests and pro­voked pub­lic unrest through so­cial me­dia. They also claimed he sup­ported mem­bers of a ter­ror­ist or­gan­i­sa­tion against the po­lice, the news agency said.

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