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A local journalist was beaten by law enforcement officers

A police officer and a municipality employee were arrested in connection with the beating of Sinan Aygül, who works as a local journalist in the Tatvan district of Bitlis and wrote about the allegations of irregularities in the municipality, on 17.06.2023.

Article 10 1. :

“Everyone has the right to freedom of expression. This right shall include freedom to hold opinions and to receive and impart information and ideas without interference by public authority and regardless of frontiers.