ISTANBUL, Turkey (A.W.)—More photographs emerged this week from anti-Armenian demonstrations in different cities throughout Turkey, including one at the Suleyman Demirel University in Isparta, where students chanted, “Mount Ararat will become your grave” and other racist slogans, according to the Turkish daily newspaper Radikal.
Photographs show dozens of university students lying down and holding anti-Armenian signs, like “Do not remain silent against the Armenian lie.”
International news agencies reported that 20,000 to 50,000 people participated in the anti-Armenian protests throughout the country, with professionally printed signs that read, “You are all Armenians, You are all bastards,” and “Today Taksim, Tomorrow Yerevan: We will descend upon you suddenly in the night.”
Among the speakers at the demonstration in Turkey’s famous Taksim Square was Turkish Interior Minister Idris Naim Sahin, among other leaders of Erdogan’s AK Party.
According to statements issued by the protest organizers, similar demonstrations have been planned in over 50 cities in Turkey.
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