Turkey: Swedish journalist arrested at Taksim Square demonstration

Posted on June 30, 2013 • Filed under: Civil Unrest, Expatriate Arrested, Mediterranean

According to thelocal.se, a Swedish journalist was arrested by police during demonstrations at Istanbul’s Taksim Square on Saturday evening, according to a Turkish colleague. “I think she will be deported back to Sweden,” Ongun Burak Guzel told the Expressen daily. The journalist is reported to have spent the evening in the Vatan police station and it remained unclear on Sunday what offence she is alleged to have committed. Read article

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