Journalists angry about arrest Ebru Umar

The Dutch Trade Union journalists NVJ is displeased about the arrest of columnist Ebru Umar in Turkey and places serious question marks at the human rights situation in the country.

Unfortunately, it is not unusual for journalists are arrested, set General Secretary Thomas Bruning Sunday morning. "The country think they endured," said the trade unionist who, in his reaction also refers to the earlier arrest of journalist Frederike G and others. Political pressure and a lot of media attention are according to Bruning the weapons we have at the moment Umar to support and help.

The NVJ has contacted the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to get more clarity on the matter.

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