Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Trump, Turkey, Nakba

Submitted by admin on Wed, 05/17/2017 - 13:07
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived to protests outside the Turkish embassy in DC

 

Dear Friends,

Today, in Washington, DC, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an arrived to protests outside the Turkish embassy. This is to be expected. There is a great deal to voice outrage about - the purges that are ongoing and the suppression of the Turkish southeast. The size of the protest was modest - two dozen people. Erdo?an's supporters - and perhaps Turkish security guards - attacked these protestors. A Facebook video showed them bloodied.

In today's Alternet, I have a report to coincide with Erdo?an's arrival in Washington. The report covers the Turkish purges and the war in Tu