Turkey sued over violence in protests in Washington in 2017

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Twenty people beaten outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence in Washington in 2017 have filed lawsuits against the government of Turkey and five individuals after the bloody assault on demonstrators that drew international condemnation.

  • Spencer S. Hsu
  • The Washington Post

In a complaint filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in the District, 15 mostly pro-Kurdish demonstrators, nearly all U.S. citizens and residents, sought unspecified damages for injuries sustained when they said guards for visiting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan charged their…

Reze 2bFive other victims filed suit May 3 seeking more than $100 million in damages from…

Video of the May 16 melee outside the…

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