Four Journalists Detained After Illegal Entry From Syria Into Turkey
Turkey has said it caught four foreign journalists trying to illegally cros Turkish media reported on May 7. One of the detained journalists has been deported, while proceedings for the remaining three are still ongoing.
Journalists reportedly were from Germany, one was from Brazil, and the other was from the United States.
Christoph Arnd Reuter was caught on May 5 in a truck entering Turkey via the Öncüpınar border gate near Kilis on Syrian border. Explained that he had gone to Aleppo on May 2 to cover the developments for his magazine, the agency reported, adding that he had been sent back to Germany on May 6.
American citizen Eva Elizabeth Chappell was caught on April 25, while Brazilian citizen Gabriel Chaim and German citizen Robin Hirsh were caught on May 5 while illegally entering Turkey from Syria, the report stated.