The President of the Republican People’s Party (CHP) and the leader of the Turkish opposition, Kemal Kilçdaroglu, reiterated that the PSD circular banning citizens from taking pictures or videos of the security and police forces constitutes a “suspension of democracy” while die Turkish Interior Minister defended the circular, saying that it was “not against die Constitution violates “.
Kilçdarolu said in a television interview: “This circular means that die democracy in Turkey suspended, die Constitution suspended and rights and freedoms suspended. “
Kilçdarolu also criticized the move to prevent people die Police intervention against die Protesters filming in Taksim Square in central Istanbul on Saturday to mark Labor Day.
He added, “What do you mean not to take pictures? Isn’t it my right to take pictures? You put out a newsletter according to your mood.”
Kılıçdarolu stated that one in the US police officer on duty pressed the knee of an American citizen (George Floyd) on the neck, which ultimately led to his death, and the picture taken there half his relatives in filing a lawsuit. “The most dangerous evidence in her possession was this photo, “he said.
And the CHP leader added: “Due to the circular, no pictures are being taken, for the sake of justice in to show Turkey. “
Meanwhile, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said the circular was not in conflict with the constitution.
Speaking to CNN Türk, Soylu stated that the ban in the context of the circular was not from the press in Question had been asked.
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