Turkish president’s security team filmed beating up opposition activists

The Turkish president’s security team has been filmed attacking protesters outside of the Washington DC home of the Turkish ambassador to the United States.

The brawl erupted when Turkish President Recep Erdogan’s security detail encountered demonstrators carrying the flag of the Kurdish PYD party outside the residence.

The video shows men in suits, believed to be Erdogan’s bodyguards, pummeling the protesters and kicking some in the head as police tried to stop them.

Two of those hurt were seriously injured and were taken to hospitals by ambulance. Two people were arrested, including one who was charged with assaulting a police officer.

The altercation came the same day that President Erdogan met with President Donald Trump at the White House.

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