Jinnews reporter taken into custody

Turkish regime’s repression against Kurdish media workers continues.

Journalist Melike Aydın, a reporter for the Kurdish women’s news agency Jinnews, was taken into custody by the police at a checkpoint on her way from Aydın to İzmir province in western Turkey.

Aydın was detained following a criminal record check carried out at the police checkpoint.

The Kurdish journalist was reportedly detained because of her social media posts.