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  אייר 18, 5774 , 18/05/14

Turkish PM Shouts Anti-Semitic Slur at Protestor

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan was overheard last Thursday making anti-Semitic expressions towards a protestor prior to deploying security forces to disperse the protests in the city of Summa.

Turkish media reported that Erdogan called out to one of the protestors against the governemnt’s reaction to the coal mine disaster, saying, “Come and yell at me to me face, why are you running from me, spawn of Israel?” 

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