Three more Turkish journalists have been sent to prison on charges of “disseminating terrorist propaganda” and “membership in an armed terrorist organization,” the T24 news portal reported on Friday.

Ozan Kaplanoğlu, editor of the online platform @BursaMuhalif, was arrested by a Bursa court late on Friday on accusation of “spreading propaganda in favor of a terrorist organization.”

In a similar vein, Meşale Tolu and Ulaş Sezgin, reporters from Etkin News Agency have also been jailed in İstanbul on similar charges. They were detained by police only a day before May Day celebrations sent to prison by a court after spending six days under custody.

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