Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Milliyet Daily gives renown columnist Nuray Mert an "indefinite leave"

According to the daily Evrensel, renown columnist and academic Nuray Mert, who recently declared her support of Kurdish movement and became sympatetic to Kurdish democratic struggle, may be the last fired journalist in Turkey.

Milliyet Daily gave Mert an indefinite leave, writes the daily Evrensel. It is stated that Mert recently criticised Prime Minster Erdogan on his inability to bring a solution to the Kurdish question in Turkey. Upon a question concerning her leave
, Mert said "I don't want to make any comments, it is the daily Milliyet that should comment on this." Read the news in Turkish here.