Adil Demirci, a Turkish origin German ciziten, has been put in pre-rial detention in Turkey over alleged “membership in a terrorist organization.”

According to the German news portal Deutsche Welle, Demirci was initially detained by the Turkish police on April 13 along Semiha Şahin and Pınar Gayip, two journalists affiliated with the pro-Kurdish ETHA news agency.

He is accused of “membership in a terrorist organization” and “spreading terrorist propaganda.”

There are currently 55 German citizens in jail in Turkey, according to Diken online news portal.