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    Did a foreign government order an attack on American citizens on American Soil?

    New Video Seems To Show That Erdoğan Himself Ordered Attack On Peaceful Protesters In DC.
    May 18, 2018
    ExpatGirl
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    Will the US Government Punish Turkey for Attacking US Citizens? Is this a breech of US National Sovereignty? ~ nam




    A foreign dictator seems to have ordered his goons to attack Americans on American soil.

    The protesters were no where close to Turkish President Erdoğan at the time he appears to have given his guards the go ahead to assault a crowd gathered across the street from the Turkish embassy.

    For those who cannot watch, the video shows a body guard talking to Erdoğan, who is sitting in the backseat of the car. At the end of the conversation, the guard signals to the rest of the security complement to attack. Violence immediately ensues.


    Full story at link above (with video).



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    Erdogan Security Forces Launch ‘Brutal Attack’ on Washington Protesters, Officials Say
    May 17, 2018
    Nicholas Fandos, Christopher Mele
    New York Times

    WASHINGTON — Supporters of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, including his government security forces and several armed individuals, violently charged a group of protesters outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence here on Tuesday night in what the police characterized as “a brutal attack.”

    Eleven people were injured, including a police officer, and nine were taken to a hospital, the Metropolitan Police chief, Peter Newsham, said at a news conference on Wednesday. Two Secret Service agents were also assaulted in the melee, according to a federal law enforcement official.

    The State Department condemned the attack as an assault on free speech and warned Turkey that the action would not be tolerated. “We are communicating our concern to the Turkish government in the strongest possible terms,” said Heather Nauert, a State Department spokeswoman.

    A group of Republican lawmakers went a step further, calling the episode an “affront to the United States” and calling for Turkey to apologize.


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    We should demand that Turkey Waive the diplomatic immunity for the perpetrators, and they should face an American trial and jail time and penalties.
    But it will never happen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by villanelle View Post
    We should demand that Turkey Waive the diplomatic immunity for the perpetrators, and they should face an American trial and jail time and penalties.
    But it will never happen.
    Yeah, that won't happen. It would be valid to ask Turkey to recall their diplomat and body guarfs though. We don't have to let them stay and keep breaking our laws, do we?
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    The dates show May 2018, is this going to happen next year?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lor View Post
    The dates show May 2018, is this going to happen next year?
    Ooops, my bad!
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