Daily Hürriyet’s Istanbul headquarters was pelted with stones by a group of pro- Justice and Development Party (AKP) supporters early on Sept. 7. The attackers were reported to be angry about president Erdoğan being “misquoted” while commenting over a recent attack on the Turkish military by the PKK. Abdülrahim Boyunukalın, an AKP deputy was among the protesters.
Later, a protest occurred at the Zaman offices which is not so far from the Hürriyet building. A small group chanted slogans and insults before disassembling; reports say.