CNN Reporter Ivan Watson Detained by Turkish Police During Live Report

CNN’s Ivan Watson was reporting on the one-year anniversary of the Taksim Square protests in Turkey. Everything was going routinely until police suddenly moved in, demanding to see his passport and press card. Despite appearing to cooperate, he was forcibly detained and ushered away as the camera continued to roll.

As the feed cut out, Watson announced his was being kicked.

Fortunately, it seems the situation worked itself out without further drama.


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