Wednesday, July 6

Attack in Berlin on a Turkish journalist critical of Erdogan

Correspondent in Berlin



Three men were waiting for the Turkish journalist in the courtyard of his house in Berlin. Erk Acarer, who lives in exile in Germany due to the many death threats he received in his country, where he signed articles highly critical of the government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, was attacked and was injured when the perpetrators beat him. Although the attackers carried knives, there were no stab wounds, although there were numerous bruises and bruises. “He is not in danger of death, but he is under observation in the hospital because he has some swelling in his head,” the hospital’s communication service reported. Both he and his family remain under police protection. “I know the perpetrators,” Acarer said barely