Date posted: January 30, 2017
Fadime Günay, who delivered a baby yesterday has been detained today. Although she was in hospital to give birth, police awaited at the hospital to detain her.
She was detained because of alleged link to the Hizmet movement.
She was brought to the courthouse with her one-day-old baby and her mother.
Fadime Günay’s husband has recently been detained by police over alleged links to the Hizmet movement.
According to several local media outlets, police came and demanded yesterday Günay’s immediate discharge from the hospital but she was delivering the baby then.
This incident was recorded in the history as Turkish government’s persecution of and crackdown on the Hizmet. President Erdogan has vowed to root out the Hizmet not only in Turkey but also in the world.
Ş.A., a former private school teacher and mother of a week-old premature infant, was taken into police custody over links to the faith-based Gülen movement while she was on her way to the hospital to feed the baby.
A mother was detained as part a Gülen-linked investigation while her twins were left in an intensive care unit.