Saturday, January 9, 2010

Hayirsevener Murder Draws Calls from OSCE, IPI

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and the International Press Institute called on Turkey to do more to protect journalists following the murder of Cihan Hayirsevener, who was shot in Bandirma while investigating a local corruption scandal. Police have arrested three people. It is suspected that the killing was committed by organized crime.

UPDATE I (1/15) -- Bianet has more details about the murder of Hayirsevener.

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