PKK members attack anti-terrorism protesters in Paris
A group of terrorist Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) members attacked Turkish protesters with sticks and stones on Sunday, leaving 15 injured. Turks in Paris gathered at Bastille Square to hold a peaceful protest to condemn the terrorist attacks being carried out by the PKK in Turkey. However, a group of PKK members wielding sticks and stones attacked the protesters, injuring 15, one of whom was seriously hurt Todayszaman reported
Later, the French police intervened and dispersed the members of the PKK, following which, the protesters remained in the area to protest the violent attack against them and the PKK attacks in Turkey. Protesters sang the national Turkish anthem and observed a minute's silence for those who have lost their lives in PKK attacks.
Meanwhile, in The Hague, another anti-terrorism protest was held at Malieveld Square to condemn the terrorist attacks in Turkey. The protest was organized by member organizations of the Turkish Platform in The Hague, and many Azeri Turks also joined the anti-terrorism protests. Verses were recited from the Holy Quran at the beginning of the demonstration, which was followed by the national Turkish anthem. The head of the Turkish Platform, İsmail Gözüber, stated that the aim of the protest was to condemn the terrorist PKK and to raise awareness among the Dutch community about the terrorist attacks in Turkey.