Bilgin Şaşmaz, Anadolu Agency's -a Turkish state-run news agency- photojournalist was threatened, badly beaten and arrested by police in Ferguson while trying to capture the protests following the killing of 18 year-old unarmed Michael Brown amidst racial tensions.Şaşmaz was at the scene of the protests when he was violently arrested by the police who threatened to kill him if he did not stop taking photos of a police shooting rubber bullets on protestors. The photojournalist refused and continued to capture photos while the police swooped him down and handcuffed him.
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