Kurdish journalist Ahmed Azad Çağan at risk of deportation from Switzerland to Turkey
Journalist Ahmed Azad Çağan, who applied for asylum in Switzerland, faces the risk of being deported to Turkey.
Kurdish journalist Ahmed Azad Çağan, who applied for asylum in Switzerland, has been taken into custody to be deported to Turkey.
The journalist had to take refuge in Europe due to threats to his life in Turkey.
Swiss authorities, however, decided to deport the Kurdish journalist despite his asylum request.
The decision to deport Çağan is considered a step to jeopardize his life and has been met with reactions from journalists and activists.
Campaigns on social media call for action against Switzerland’s decision to deport the Kurdish journalist. Activists call for Çağan’s safety of life and freedom of expression to be secured.