State’s Kick

Yusuf Yerkel kicks a protester

On May 13, 2014, 301 miners lost their lives because of a tragic accident took place in a coal mine in Eynez region of Soma province. Then prime minister Erdogan visited the town however he faced protests in the town. This shot was taken when Mr. Erdogan’s aide Yusuf Yerkel was beating one of the miners after he was taken down by security forces.