Emin Şakir, editor-in-chief of the solyayin.com archiving website, has been arrested by a Turkish court and sent to the Maltepe prison in İstanbul, according to Cumhuriyet daily.

Şakir is reportedly accused of terror charges. Solyayin.com is a leftist archaving website which contained primary source documents regarding the socialist and leftist movements establlished throughout the history of the republic of Turkey.

After Şakir’s arrest, the website was closed down by the authorities.