Newly emerged video footage shows the moment Turkish police used excessive force against Veli Salıcık, a public servant who was fired by a government decree in the aftermath of a July 15 coup attempt in Turkey.

In the 88-second video, viewed hundreds of times on Twitter, Salıcık was assaulted by a group of police officers and taken into custody for publicly protesting his dismissal under post-coup emergency rule.

More than 130,000 people have lost their jobs over alleged or real ties to Turkey’s Gülen group, which the Turkish government accuses of masterminding a July 15, 2016 coup attempt.

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