German transmitter requires images of Turkey

German transmitter requires images of Turkey

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The German tv channel Deutsche Welle has a civil case brought against the Turkish ministry of Sports, earlier this month, footage of an interview with the minister took.

That the radio station Monday to let you know.

DW-presenter Michel Friedman interviewed Sports minister Akif Çagatay Kiliç the beginning of this month for the program Conflict Zone. To the displeasure of the minister suggested to Friedman, among others, questions about the failed coup, freedom of the press and the position of women in Turkish society.

After the end of the interview demanded a staff member of the ministry that the images would not be broadcast. When Friedman here argue with it went the images were seized. All requests of DW to the images to get back were ignored by the Turkish authorities.

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