VAN - A new case was opened against the detained journalist Idris Yilmaz on the grounds of an anonymous tip- off, claiming he is a 'member of an illegal organization'. Yılmaz who stated that this is an act of revenge on him because he is writing articles about the unlawfulnesses in the district, said: "They will continue being unlawful, and I will continue to be a journalist."
Yilmaz is already in prison and was now accused of 'membership of an illegal organisation'.
Stating that this new file was in revenge for his work as journalist, Yilmaz conveyed a message through his lawyer saying that he would "continue to do journalism as I have always done".
Idris Yilmaz has been on hunger strike for 70 days.