People gathered in front of Bugun, Kanalturk to show solidarity

Large numbers of people gathered in front of Bugun and Kanalturk, owned by İpek media group was seized by the government on Monday.

People showed their reaction to the decision to appoint a trustee. People shouted slogans saying “Free media does not silence”, “Bugun does not silence” and “Kanalturk does not silence” with placards in their hands.

A huge placard was hung on the building with a Turkish flag. “We will not silence” is written on the placard. Some prominent journalists such as Can Dundar and Hasan Cemal visited the İpek media to show solidarity.