First Europe, and now the United States: the caliph of Turkey brings the thuggery of Islam to our nation’s capital.
‘Pro-Erdogan thugs’ batter women as they savagely attack Kurdish protestors in Washington
VIOLENT clashes erupted outside the Turkish ambassadors’ residence in Washington DC after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security physically attacked Kurdish protestors.
By Joe Barnes, The Express, May 17, 2017:
Nine people were hurt and two arrests were made during the altercation, which occurred during the controversial Turkish leader’s meeting with Donald Trump at the White House.The scuffle broke out when the Turkish president’s security attacked protestors carrying the flag of the Kurdish PYD party outside the residence, according to witnesses.
Metropolitan Police Department spokesman Dustin Sternbeck said the brawl erupted between two groups, however, he didn’t specify on the circumstances.
Doug Buchanan, a DC Fire and EMS spokesman, said two of those hurt were seriously injured and were taken to hospitals by ambulance.
Witnesses reported violent clashes between Erdogan’s security and Kurdish protestors
Someone was beating me nonstop, and I thought, ‘Ok, I’m on the ground already’
He said by phone that emergency personnel were called to the residence about 4.30pm on Tuesday.The spokesman added two people were arrested, including one who was charged with assaulting a police officer.
Around two dozen demonstrators were outside the embassy just hours after the two presidents met at the White House.
The shocking video captured from the scene shows men in suits, some holding Turkish flags, laying into protestors.
The police desperately tried to stop the violence as they put themselves in-between the clashing groups and made their arrests.
Lucy Usoyan, a Yazidi Kurd demonstrator, told ABC: “All of the sudden they just ran towards us.
“Someone was beating me in the head nonstop, and I thought, ‘Ok, I’m on the ground already, what is the purpose to beat me?’”
A local NBC television affiliate reported president Erdogan was inside the Turkish ambassador’s residence at the time of the clash.