Hande Karacasu, the producer of the film “Silent Invasion”, was arrested

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Hande Karacasu, producer of the film “Silent Invasion” and HD, credited as the “owner of the Twitter account called Militer Doctrine,” was taken into custody. There was a reaction from Ümit Özdağ, leader of the Victory Party.

Later in the day, the Directorate-General for Security issued a statement that “it was seen that there were posts containing disinformation content to cause internal unrest in our country by presenting themselves as ‘Afghan, Pakistani’ accounts with provocative images, which have been shared on social media and necessary investigations have been launched”.

The first news of the detention came from the investigation. EGM announced that “Hande Karacasu, the producer of the film “Silent Invasion” and HD, the owner of the Twitter account “Militer Doctrine” have been arrested.

The short film, which was shared yesterday on Karacasu’s YouTube account, takes place on May 3, 2043. A young man, who is understood in the short film as a doctor, accuses his parents in the past in Turkey, which is “occupied” by refugees, “of not having the necessary reaction”. The video ends with part of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk’s address to the youth, which Karacasu reads after an anti-refugee monologue.

The EGM statement made the following statements: “Within the limits of legal powers, virtual patrols of the Internet to fight crime and criminals are carried out 24 hours a day, by the Department for Combating Cybercrime of the Directorate-General for Security. As part of the virtual patrol activities carried out, it was found that the short film entitled “SILENT INVASION” was broadcast on the YouTube video platform.

In the video in question, the person named HK, who manipulated and published the information about asylum seekers and irregular migrants, distorting the facts, is also in Sakarya, Militer, who made provocative posts about Syrian refugees and irregular migrants. [email protected] The person known as HD, believed to be the administrator of the account with the name/pseudonym, has been caught in Istanbul and a court case has been launched. It is announced to the public with respect.”

EGM: An investigation has been launched into the operating accounts


After the arrests were announced, Zafer Party leader Ümit Özdağ said he ordered the short film and paid the production costs. Özdağ wrote on his Twitter account: “H. The short documentary Silent Invasion directed by Karacasu was commissioned by me. I paid the construction costs. I approved the script. H. Karacasu showed the results of uncontrolled migration. Syrians are not a “people”. Guest. No resentment/hostility.”

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