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Erdoğan's bodyguards' in violent clash with protesters in Washington DC

Discussion in 'Current Affairs' started by Kershaw, May 18, 2017.

  1. Kershaw

    Kershaw Posting Legend Political Irish

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    Nine people hurt and two arrests made during the altercation at the Turkish ambassador’s residence in the US capital

    According to witnesses, a brawl erupted when Erdoğan’s security detail attacked protesters carrying the flag of the Kurdish PYD party outside the residence. A local NBC television affiliate reported Erdoğan was inside the building at the time.

    “All of the sudden they just ran towards us,” Yazidi Kurd demonstrator Lucy Usoyan told ABC, adding that she was attacked by a pro-Erdoğan supporter.

    “Someone was beating me in the head nonstop, and I thought, ‘Okay, I’m on the ground already, what is the purpose to beat me?’”

    The altercation came the same day that Erdoğan met Donald Trump at the White House. The State Department declined to comment.

    'Erdoğan's bodyguards' in violent clash with protesters in Washington DC

    Why are we bringing their wars to the west?

    The video is mental. Cops right beside them and they're kicking people on the ground in the head.
    Imagine what they do in Turkey.









     
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    TheWexfordInn Posting Legend Political Irish

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    Like he said there is terrific video recordings of the attacks so they will have no difficulty identifying and prosecuting those involved.
     
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    maxflinn Posting Legend Donator Political Irish

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    Diplomatic immunity for Erdogan's people no?
     
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    Dublin 4 Posting Legend Political Irish

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    Could be - depends on their Status.
     
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    maxflinn Posting Legend Donator Political Irish

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    Imagine how many of those people doing the kicking in faces would be dead were they black American's.
     
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    Youngdan Moderator Staff Member Moderator Donator Political Irish

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    So I see a DC cop hitting a Turk with a baton while the Turk has a sidearm. The cop was lucky. There could have been a good battle as there were a lot of Turks.