The footballer and Shakira surfed on the Spanish seashore
SANTANDER (EFE) .— A Spanish affiliation of photojournalists confirmed yesterday its rejection of an incident through which certainly one of these professionals was “intimidated” by companions of Shakira and her accomplice, the Spanish soccer participant Gerard Piqué, whom he photographed after they have been browsing .
In an announcement, the Cantabrian Affiliation of Photojournalists (APFC) explains that the occasions occurred final Thursday, when the photographer, a collaborator of “El Diario Montañés”, had simply taken some photos of each with wetsuits and surfboards inside. of water in Oyambre, Cantabria (north of Spain).
At the moment he was “approached” and “surrounded” by a “group of more than eight individuals”, who “rebuked, pressured and intimidated him.”
He provides that, “at the request of Piqué,” they took away his digital camera and tried to erase the pictures. However they didn’t succeed, because the aforementioned medium yesterday printed the pictures each on the quilt and on the within pages.
“It is not possible to allow a journalist in the exercise of his work to be attacked with impunity in this way, especially when he was also in a public space, and the right of a journalism professional to carry out his work is perfectly regulated ”, Underlines the APFC, to which the photographer belongs.
He additionally factors out that, along with having “witnesses in the area” who witnessed the incident, the photojournalist referred to as the safety forces to “take note of the event.”