The public Prosecutor’s office of Turkey has ordered to stop the broadcasts of the Kurdish TV channel IMC TV. According to authorities, journalists engaged in terrorist propaganda,» expressing support for the insurgents.
In a statement the channel statement noted that the claim was transferred to the leading Turkish company Turksat satellite television, which immediately carried it out. On the website of the TV channel broadcast continues.
IMC TV was founded in 2011. The manual States that takes a neutral political stance, however, provides an arena for leftist movements, the fighters for women’s rights activists-ecologists.
«We will take all legal measures so that viewers will again see our broadcasts,» — said in a statement.
The closure of the channel was interpreted as further evidence of restrictions of freedom of speech during the rule of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. First of all, persecuted journalists suspected of ties with Kurdish separatists or disgraced theologian Fetullah Gulen.