Syria anti-IS documentary maker 'assassinated' in Turkey

Turkish military trucks and soldiers are seen near the Akcakale crossing gate between Turkey and Syria at Akcakale in Sanliurfa province on June 15, 2015A Syrian activist who produced documentaries hostile to the Islamic State group was assassinated in Turkey Sunday, according to the group with which he worked, “Raqa is Being Slaughtered Silently”. “Film maker Naji Jerf, father of two children, was assassinated… today in Gaziantep”, on the border with Syria, with a silencer-equipped pistol, the group said in a statement on Twitter. RBSS is a group of citizen journalists who work to expose human rights abuses in Raqa, the northeastern city that IS uses as its de facto capital in Syria.

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