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Turkey - More police attacks on media 12 months after unpunished Gezi violence

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns police violence against many journalists during demonstrations throughout Turkey on 31 May to mark the first anniversary of the start of the “Occupy Gezi” protest movement. After Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned in advance he would permit no demonstration in Istanbul's Taksim Square, the epicentre of the protests a year ago, the media were denied access to the square from the start of the afternoon. At least 25,000 policemen and 50 water cannon (...)

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