An operation has been launched against Anadolu Kültür, whose Executive Board Chair Osman Kavala has been behind bars for more than a year without an indictment.
As part of an operation conducted early today (November 16), Prof. Betül Tanbay from Boğaziçi University; Prof. Dr. Turgut Tarhanlı, the Dean of the Faculty of Law of İstanbul Bilgi University were taken into custody.
It has been reported that among the ones who have been detained as part of the operation are also Anadolu Kültür Executive Board Deputy Chair Yiğit Ekmekçi; its executive board member Ali Hakan Altınay; General Coordinator of Anadolu Kültür Asena Günal; and producer Çiğdem Mater and Meltem Aslan.
Çiğdem Mater, who was in Kaş, Antalya for a movie shooting, was detained at the hotel where she was staying and taken to the Security Directorate in Kaş. Mater will be brought to İstanbul at the evening hours today.
The charges brought against the detained have still been unknown. (EMK/SD)