A bloody fight occurred near the residence of the Ambassador of Turkey Serdar Kalyca in Washington is not the first case when the members of the entourage of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made public the fighting.
A little over a year ago the journalists accused the security members of Erdogan that they treated them offensive and scolded them for the speech of the President of Turkey at the Brookings institution, one of the centers of Washington. 31 March 2016, the D.C. police had to intervene to separate supporters and protesters Erdogan from what police called "a skirmish with the participation of the demonstrators."
In may 2014, after a terrible accident in Turkey's history, was photographed by a top aide to Erdogan kicking a protester who was held by armed officers dressed in camouflage uniforms. The incident occurred in the mining town of Soma, on the day following a devastating fire at a coal mine, which killed nearly 300 people, when Prime Minister Erdogan visited the town.
In September 2011 in the halls of the General Assembly of the United Nations in new York, a fight broke out between members of the security service of Prime Minister Erdogan and the security staff of the United Nations. According to reports, a UN security guard was taken to hospital with injury after the incident. A few days later the press-Secretary of the UN Secretary General made a statement about "some unfortunate misunderstandings involving security between officers in the form of the UN and members of security services of the member delegations". Press Secretary of the UN continued to tell reporters that the problem was solved, and "had taken the necessary measures to prevent similar misunderstandings in the future.
After this week the attack took place, officials of the Turkish security services on protesters in front of the residence of the Turkish Ambassador in Washington, the US State Department said that "conveys our concerns to the Turkish government in the strongest possible terms". In a statement, the Turkish Embassy States that "Turkish-Americans reacted in self-defence". Critics argue that the violence reflects a much broader model of human rights violations in Turkey.
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