Turkish-Dutch journalist Ebru Umar is not entirely pleased with the Dutch government's diplomatic efforts in securing her released from Turkey. She is especially sour about the way Minister Bert Koenders of Foreign Affairs claimed credit for her release, she said in an interview with the Telegraaf.
Dutch-Turkish journalist Ebru Umar will never return to Turkey if it is up to her. "Amazing how easy such decisions are when it comes to your safety", she said to Metro, where she is a columnist.
Journalist Ebru Umar is back in the Netherlands. Turkey lifted the travel ban against her on Tuesday and she arrived at Schiphol airport that same night.
Dutch-Turkish parliamentarian Tunahan Kuzu is demanding a security detail because of threats made against him on social media and other channels. The parliamentarian blames "mainstream media" and other politicians for a "smear campaign" resulting in these threats, the Telegraaf reports.
Two more indictments were filed against Turkish-Dutch journalist Ebru Umar in Turkey, the Turkish public prosecutor informed her no Thursday. She is therefore still not allowed to leave the country
Dutch-Turkish journalist Ebru Umar will not be returning to her Amsterdam home once she is allowed to leave Turkey. A break in at her home shortly after her arrest in Turkey left her too afraid to do so
Prime Minster Mark Rutte spoke to Ebru Umar about security for her when she returns to the Netherlands, the Turkish-Dutch journalist said to NRC. According to Umar, she and the Prime Minister are both concerned about her safety, especially after the break in at her home in Amsterdam last week.
Dutch journalist Ebru Umar wants to renounce her Turkish nationality. She has a Dutch passport, but was automatically also given Turkish nationality at birth, she told Giel Beelen on radio station 3FM on Thursday.
Minister Bert Koenders of Foreign Affairs is warning Dutch and Dutch-Turkish citizens against visiting Turkey for the time being. The Dutch government can not "guarantee" that they won't get in trouble in the country due to statements made on social media, he said in Parliament on Tuesday
On Tuesday Dutch journalist Ebru Umar published her first column in Metro Nieuws following her arrest in Turkey on Saturday. She lashes out against Dutch-Turks, who she blames for her being stuck in Turkey.
Ebru Umar's home in Amsterdam was broken into overnight. The home was ransacked and a laptop was stolen, the Dutch journalist, currently stuck in Turkey after being arrested for insulting president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said
Ebru Umar, a Dutch journalist arrested in Turkey on Saturday, was released on Sunday. She is not allowed to leave the country however. Umar was arrested for insulting Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, she reports on Twitter.