Syrian-American journalist Halla Barakat embodied the struggle of the Syrian people for freedom. Halla and her activist mother Orouba were found murdered in their home in Istanbul on September 22, 2017.
Suspect Ahmad Barakat was arrested in Bursa in connection with the murders of
Syrian-American journalist Halla Barakat and her mother Orouba last week in Istanbul.
Orouba Barakat and her daughter Halla were murdered in their Istanbul flat, in what their family and opposition activists believe was a killing ordered by the Syrian regime.
Friends of the activist Orouba Barakat and her journalist daughter Halla Barakat say the two women had recently been threatened.
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