Statement on the murder of journalists "Oroba and Halla Barakat"

The Syrian Journalists Association mourns the death of journalists Dr. Oroba Barakat and her daughter, Halla Barakat, who were murdered in ambiguous circumstances on Thursday September 21, 2017 in Istanbul.

The Association expresses deepest condolences to Dr. Barakat's family and to all Syrians, and urges the Turkish authorities to take immediate action to investigate the crime and hold the perpetrators accountable, and to protect all Syrian journalists residing in Turkey.

The Syrian Journalists Association