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Germany: Kurds protest in Hamburg over Turkish airstrikes02:15

Germany: Kurds protest in Hamburg over Turkish airstrikes

Germany, Hamburg
January 22, 2018 at 03:13 GMT -00:00 · Published

Hundreds of people gathered in Hamburg on Sunday to protest against the Turkish military operation in northern Syria as fighter jets attacked Kurdish positions in Afrin province.

Protesters gathered in front of Hamburg’s Dammtor Station and proceeded to march towards the Turkish Consulate. Carrying a giant Rojava flag, protesters chanted slogans calling Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a “terrorist.” Several PKK and YPG flags were seen in the protest.

On Saturday, Turkish war planes started to bomb Kurdish positions in Afrin shortly after the country’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the launch of the military operation dubbed 'Olive Branch'.

The President also declared that the next destination for the Turkish forces would be Syria's Manbij.

Germany: Kurds protest in Hamburg over Turkish airstrikes02:15
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Hundreds of people gathered in Hamburg on Sunday to protest against the Turkish military operation in northern Syria as fighter jets attacked Kurdish positions in Afrin province.

Protesters gathered in front of Hamburg’s Dammtor Station and proceeded to march towards the Turkish Consulate. Carrying a giant Rojava flag, protesters chanted slogans calling Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a “terrorist.” Several PKK and YPG flags were seen in the protest.

On Saturday, Turkish war planes started to bomb Kurdish positions in Afrin shortly after the country’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the launch of the military operation dubbed 'Olive Branch'.

The President also declared that the next destination for the Turkish forces would be Syria's Manbij.

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