Kurds in Lebanon march against Turkey

BEIRUT – Hundreds of Kurds living in Lebanon have gathered outside the Turkish embassy in Lebanon to protest Turkey's ongoing military operation in northern Syria's Kurdish-controlled Afrin region.


Protesters carrying Kurdish flags chanted slogans on Friday denouncing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, including: "Down with Erdogan!"


Lebanese policemen deployed around the embassy and erected barbed-wire barriers to prevent protesters from approaching.


"All the Kurds here in Lebanon are supporting Afrin and saying long live the resistance of Afrin," said protester Hanan Osman.


פרסום ראשון: 01.26.18, 18:24