Protesters Beaten By Bodyguards Outside Of Turkish Embassy In D.C. In Crazy Brawl

By 05.17.17

President Trump met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the White House yesterday. Several hours after the meeting about two dozen Kurdish protesters showed up outside of the Turkish ambassador’s home in D.C. and all hell broke loose.

Footage has been shared which shows the Turkish bodyguards attacking the protestors, kicking defenseless men on the ground:

If you haven’t been following the political situation in Turkey as of late, you can boil it down to a few short thoughts: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is an authoritarian leader, bordering on dictator which is very polarizing amongst the Turkish people. Some love him because they think he’s taken a much-needed hard stance on terrorism from/in neighboring countries, others think that he’s overstepped his boundaries immensely and is an incredible threat to the geopolitical landscape.

Turkey, for what it’s worth, is an interesting country that basically consists of a handful of large metropolitan cities surrounded by vast nothingness full of rural folk. So you have an interesting clash of the will/wants of the people with urbanites and rural citizens often disagreeing. Which, when you think about it, is the exact same divisiveness we deal with here in America.


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