Arlet Natali Avazyan, an Armenian-origin Turkish human rights activist, was detained following a police raid on her house on Tuesday.

The reason for her detention is currenlty unknown.

Avazyan is known in Turkey with her tweets that are in critical of the Turkish government.

Last week, She launched a fundraising campaign and raised €50,000 in less than 24 hours for a boy with cancer whose father is in jail over alleged links to the Gülen group.

Turkey accuses the Gülen grup of orchestrating a 2016 coup attempt, although it denies any involvement.