Erdogan play on Jew-hate as reaction to protests

Jerusalem officials refrain from responding to jab by Turkish PM who reportedly implied Israel is “delighted” by protests. Israeli diplomatic officials refrained Thursday from responding to a jab by embattled Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan who reportedly implied that Israel was delighted by the protests roiling his country. The Hurriyet Daily News reported that… Read More Erdogan play on Jew-hate as reaction to protests

Leaders in Ankara committing “state terror”

Public sector workers in Turkey are set to start a two-day strike to support the continuing anti-government protests in a number of cities. The left-wing Kesk trade union confederation, representing some 240,000 workers, accused the government of committing “state terror”. Protests and clashes with police continued into the night on Monday. A second death in… Read More Leaders in Ankara committing “state terror”