Posts Tagged ‘Turkey’

Photojournalist Andy Spyra Deported from Turkey on Allegations He’s a Jihadist

Posted by on Tuesday April 7, 2015 | Photojournalism

Photojournalist Andy Spyra was barred from entering Turkey on March 28 because Turkish authorities suspected he was an Islamic militant, according to press reports. Spyra, who was on assignment for Der Spiegel, was stopped at an Istanbul airport, searched, detained and deported to Germany the next day. While in Turkish custody, the German General Consulate... More

Photographer Injured in Istanbul Protests

Posted by on Tuesday June 11, 2013 | Photojournalism

On Sunday, June 2, photojournalist Antonio Bolfo of Reportage by Getty was injured in Istanbul after police forces fired tear gas canisters into a crowd of protesters and press. Bolfo was in the Besiktas neighborhood, covering demonstrations, when one of the tear gas canisters struck and broke his leg. Bolfo says he and photojournalist Nicole... More