Turkey detains TV journalist for insulting president

Turkey has detained a well-known television journalist for comments she made on air about President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

The crime of insulting the president carries a jail sentence of one to four years in Turkey.

Sedef Kabaş faces imprisonment for saying a proverb, with colleagues condemning arrest as attempt to intimidate media

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News, stories, and updates from Middle East and from the world. Critical researcher on migrant governance and human rights in Turkey and in the Mid East.