Konstantin von Notz from Germany’s Green Party responds to the revelation that authorities withdrew press accreditation for some journalists covering the G20.
Germany's best-selling tabloid, Bild, came up with a controversial front page portraying perpetrators among the protesters and asking its readers to identify them. Was it an infringement of the German press code?
At least 32 journalists at the G20 summit in Hamburg had their accreditations taken off them by German police without explanation, sparking press freedom concerns. Some had worked in the Kurdish regions of Turkey.
A German public television correspondent has been refused entry to Turkey. Volker Schwenck has returned to Cairo after being held at Istanbul airport. He had planned to interview Syrian refugees in southeastern Turkey.
A list of the CSU's demands regarding Germany's refugee policy has been leaked to the media, prompting a backlash of criticism. Included are a proposed burqa ban and an upper limit on refugees.
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