Turkey – A video that emerged on Sunday showed a special operations police officer putting his gun on the head of a journalist after the latter wanted to record a police raid on the municipal building in Silvan which has been under a curfew for three days.
The video showed police threatening journalists in front of the Silvan Municipality after reporters from Özgür Gün TV wanted to take images from the raid.
One of the policemen put his gun on Özgür Gün TV cameraman Murat Demir although he had said he shut down his camera.
Police detained Demir as well as Dicle News Agency (DİHA) reporter Sedat Yüce after seizing their cameras.
Erdogan-Türkei bedroht JournalistenDas ist der Umgang der AKP-Türkei mit der freien Presse. Journalisten wird mit Erschießung gedroht, wenn sie sich nicht Diktator Erdogan devot unterwerfen. Tag täglich werden Journalisten angegriffen, zusammengeschlagen oder – mit Folter – inhaftiert. Video von Özgür Gün Tv
Posted by Tobias Huch on Sunday, October 4, 2015