A photographer denounces a “violent arrest” during the Istanbul Pride

Time.news – Afp photographer Bulent Kilic, arrested yesterday by Turkish security forces while covering the Istanbul “pride” demonstrations, was released after a few hours of detention. The march was forbidden by the authorities.

Upon release, the award-winning photographer said he had filed a complaint about being violently treated at the time of his arrest, kept flattened to the ground with his knees pressed to his neck and back, “while he was just doing his job as a journalist.” . Images disseminated on social networks confirm his version of the facts; his camera was damaged during the arrest.



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