Rohat Aktaş

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Rohat Aktaş

June 14, 2016 4:28 PM ET

Rohat Aktaş, a news editor for the Kurdish-language daily Azadiya Welat, was last heard from on January 30, 2016, in the southeastern Turkish town of Cizre. On February 24, local media reported that his body had been identified using...

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Journalist trapped and injured while reporting in besieged Turkish town dies

February 24, 2016 1:37 PM ET

New York, February 24, 2016--A news editor for the Kurdish-language daily Azadiya Welat, who had been trapped with a gunshot wound in Cizre since January 22, has died. Authorities used DNA testing to identify the remains of Rohat Aktaş, local...

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CPJ concerned for safety of injured journalist trapped in Turkish city

February 4, 2016 3:15 PM ET

New York, February 4, 2016--The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned for the safety of Rohat Aktaş, a news editor and reporter for the Kurdish-language daily Azadiya Welat, who has been trapped in the southeastern town of Cizre with a...

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