US Embassy in Ankara condemns Hürriyet attack, defends press freedom
DHA photoThe United States Embassy in Turkey has condemned the Sept. 6 attack on the daily Hürriyet headquarters in Istanbul, in a post shared via its official Twitter account both in English and Turkish.
“We condemn the violent attacks on Hurriyet. Media freedom is a bedrock principle of all democratic societies,” it stated.
“Elected officials must be careful not to appear to encourage attacks on media. All parties should support freedom of the press,” the embassy added.