Backlash over arrest of journalist Baransu grows

Backlash over arrest of journalist Baransu grows
March 04, 2015, Wednesday/ 18:19:11/ OSMAN ÜNALAN

Reactions over the arrest of outspoken journalist Mehmet Baransu on Monday over accusations of revealing confidential state documents have snowballed, with press associations, journalists, politicians and bar associations calling on the court to release Baransu pending trial. Following a request from İstanbul Public Prosecutor Gökalp Kökçü, Baransu was arrested by the İstanbul 5th Penal Court of Peace on Monday afternoon over documents he had s

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