MEDIA MONITORING DATABASE
Detention of Bülent Kılıç in rear-handcuffs
RELATED PERSON OR INSTITUTION
Bülent Kılıç
CITY
İstanbul
YEAR OF INTERFERENCE
2022
LAST UPDATED
26/06/2022
TYPE OF STATEMENT
Political
MEDIUM
Other
THE TITLE OF WHOSE RIGHT IS INTERFERED
Journalist
RIGHTS GUARANTEED UNDER THE RIGHT OF FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION
Right to Impart Information and Ideas
TYPE OF INTERFERENCE
Third-Party Interference
Physical Interference

Several journalists trying to cover the Pride March in İstanbul were prevented by the police. AFP photojournalist Bülent Kılıç was taken into custody. Kılıç was released after giving his statement (June 26).