German journalist in Amed for Newroz detained by police
German journalist Hinrich Schultze who came to Amed to cover tomorrow's Newroz celebration has been detained by police.
German journalist Hinrich Schultze who came to Amed from Hamburg to cover tomorrow's Newroz celebration has been detained by police.
Schultze was stopped by police while covering the HDP and DBP administrators handing out Newroz invitations to the people in the Ofis district, and was subjected to a search before being forced into an armored police vehicle.
Policemen also attempted to detain Dihaber reporter Bilal Gündem who was at the scene but did not take him into custody after the reactions of the people in the area.
The German journalist gave a statement to the police and was released half an hour later thanks to the efforts and talks of the HDP officials in the area.