Two journalists beaten by police within three days

Zaman reporter Emre Şencan was beaten and briefly detained by the police while he was taking photos at Gezi Park near Istanbul’s Taksim Square.

Zaman reporter beaten, briefly detained by police at Gezi Park

Michelle Demishevich, a reporter for news website T24, was attempting to report on a press conference in Istanbul when plainclothes police beat her.

T24 reporter Demishevich beaten by police