UPDATE 1-Dutch journalist says detained again in Turkey

September 6, 2015 11:44 AM

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ANKARA/AMSTERDAM, Sept 6 (Reuters) - A Dutch journalist who in January was acquitted by a Turkish court of writing propaganda for Kurdish militants has been detained in southeast Turkey "for her own safety" due to fighting in the area, a Turkish official said on Sunday.

"I'm in custody in Yuksekova," Frederike Geerdink said via her Twitter account. She had been travelling with a Kurdish protest group whose members were all also taken into custody, she wrote.

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