Producer of film about Erdogan was arrested

Producer of film about Erdogan was arrested

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The Turkish police has the producer of a film about president Erdogan were arrested.

Ali Avci and another person were taken into custody in the house of the manufacturer in Istanbul, reported the Turkish news agency DHA Thursday. Avci is accused of membership of the Gulen movement.

Ankara considers this movement around the in America in exile, living spiritual Fethullah Gulen as a terrorist organization. The Turkish leaders hold him responsible for the attempted coup of July 2016.

Avci is the producer of the film Journey (leader), in march in the Turkish cinemas. The movie tells the story of the youth and the first years of the politician Erdogan. Avci is also a director of the movie Uyanis (awakening) which, according to the Turkish media about the attempted coup on 15 July 2016. In the trailer is told what happened might have been if the coup had been successful. In a fictitious order will be shown how Erdogans family is killed, and the rebels a weapon against the head of the president.

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