Turks detained for using encrypted app ‚had human rights breached‘ | World news | The Guardian


A legal study published in the U.K. has found that the arrest of 75,000 suspects in Turkey, primarily because they downloaded the "ByLock" encrypted messaging app, is arbitrary and illegal. Notably, Taner Kiliç, the head of Amnesty International in Turkey, remains in custody in Turkey after being arrested at a digital security training in July. Yet according to Amnesty, the only claim presented by the authorities purportedly linking him to a crime was the alleged existence of Bylock on his phone — which he denies ever having downloaded or used. Read more via The Guardian