US Journalist Arrested in Turkey after Fleeing Syria

US Journalist Arrested in Turkey after Fleeing Syria:

(MEEAn American journalist has been arrested in Turkey and charged with “violating a military zone” after she returned from war-torn Syria, US officials said on Wednesday.

US State Department spokesman John Kirby said Lindsey Snell was detained on 6 August and that US consular officials had been able to visit her almost three weeks later on 26 August.

Snell’s Twitter biography identifies her as an Istanbul-based video journalist who has contributed to several western networks and news organisations including MSNBC, Vice News and ABC.

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