“.. cannot accuse journos on the basis of this app alone, without establishing a specific and individual link to criminal activities.”

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“.. cannot accuse journos on the basis of this app alone, without establishing a specific and individual link to criminal activities.”

The Turkish police carried out a new wave of arrests this morning under a combined warrant issued today for 35 journalists and media workers suspected of installing the encrypted messaging app ByLock on their smartphones.

The authorities are now treating installation of this app as proof of membership of the movement led by the Turkish cleric Fethullah Gülen, which is accused of masterminding the July 2016 coup attempt.

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