Journalist Emre Orman Detained

Journalist Emre Orman has been taken into custody due to his social media messages. Orman will be held in Istanbul Security Directorate today and will be referred to court tomorrow.

Emre Orman, a reporter for the Net News Agency, has been taken into custody due to his social media messages in years 2017 and 2018.

Detained in Atasehir, Istanbul earlier today (October 23), Orman has been referred to Istanbul Security Directorate on Vatan Avenue.

While main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) MP Sezgin Tanrikulu and Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) MP Huda Kaya have been following the Orman's condition, it has been reported that Orman will be held in Istanbul Security Directorate today and referred to courthouse tomorrow.

He reports on Saturday Mothers/People

Emre Orman has been regularly following the protests of Saturday Mothers/People in Beyoglu, Istanbul. Speaking to bianet, Orman previously stated the following about the mothers and their protests:

"Just think about it: You listen the sorrows of mothers every week, you learn their stories. It is impossible not to be affected as a human. Their sorrow has become our sorrow. When they are subjected to violence, we also get hurt. We do not see ourselves different from them.

"We are wherever the mothers are. They have been putting up barriers between us for weeks. In the middle of all those shields, we are trying to find a way to make their voices heard, to reach the mothers. We will not give up making the voices of mothers heard."

Source: English Bianet