US journalist says he was denied entry into Turkey

April 25, 2016 12:29 PM

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ISTANBUL – A Turkey-based American journalist says he was denied re-entry at Istanbul Ataturk Airport and put on a flight to Chicago.

David Lepeska, who has written for Foreign Affairs and Al Jazeera America, told The Associated Press he was given "no reason" for the decision. He spent several hours at the airport before being put on a Chicago-bound flight. On his Instagram account, he wrote "this is not the last I will see of you...

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