Crowds gather in front of Istanbul courthouse

ISTANBUL: Istanbulites started to gather in front of the courthouse in Caglayan neighborhood to show their support to media members who were detained during December 14 operations, while the procedures of suspects are continuing in Police department.

Restlessness in Istanbul police department and courthouse is continuing after Sunday’s police operations that were conducted against critical media outlets across the country. A tight security cordon was set around and hundreds of riot policemen positioned at the doors of the courthouse in Caglayan while crowds gathering at the square in front of the building.