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Violence Erupted Between Kurdish Protestors and Turkish President’s Security Force in DC

VOA Captures Pro-Erdogan Forces Attack on Protesters

Pro-Erdogan forces rushing the police line and brutally beating Kurdish, Armenian, and Yezidi human rights protesters in front of the Turkish Ambassador's residence in Washington, D.C. (Video: Voice of America – VOA)

Posted by The Armenian Weekly on Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Violent clashes erupted outside the Turkish ambassadors’ residence in Washington DC after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security physically attacked Kurdish protestors.
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.