'Racist!' Erdogan lashes out at US police as George Floyd protests escalate

TURKEY's Recep Tayyip Erdogan has goaded US President Donald Trump over a tragedy in Minneapolis in which a black man died after a policeman kneeled in his neck - taking to Twitter to condemn it as the result of a "racist and fascist approach".

However, others swiftly responding by highlighting human rights abuses in his own country, with some referring to several alleged deaths of citizens at the hands of police. The city was rocked by a third night of arson, looting and vandalism last night as protesters vented their anger of the death of George Floyd, who was seen in the video apparently choking as he is restrained by the white officer.

Turkey's President posted: "The racist and fascist approach that led to the...
source: Express

2020-05-29 12:20
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