Writer and women’s activist Aysen Sahin arrested

Aysen Sahin, writer at Evrensel newspaper and women’s rights activist was arrested at her home today and taken to İstanbul Police Headquarters. She shared news of her arrest on Twitter saying “Friends police are at the door, I am being taken to Vatan Police Station. I will get changed and leave. I was unable to let people know individually”. 

Evrensel Chief Editor Fatih Polat, stated that the police have not given a reason for arrest but that it is possibly in relation to the Bogazici protests. 

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