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Several People Were Injured After A Protest Turned Violent Outside The Turkish Embassy In DC

Several People Were Injured After A Protest Turned Violent Outside The Turkish Embassy In DC

Violence broke out Tuesday during a protest in front of the Turkish Embassy in Washington, DC's Embassy Row, leaving at least nine people injured in what quickly turned into an all-out brawl.The violence erupted after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with President Trump at the White House. Pro- and anti-Erdogan protesters were gathered outside the Turkish Embassy when men in black suits were seen attacking demonstrators. Some of the people involved in the fight included Erdogan's guards, Voice of America reported.The Metropolitan Police Department told BuzzFeed News that two people were arrested after the incident. Ayten Necemi, 49, of Woodside, NY, was arrested for aggravated assault and Jalal Kheirabaoi of Fairfax, Virginia, was arrested for assault on a police officer, po...
"Pay Trump Bribes Here" Was Projected Across The Entrance Of Trump's DC Hotel

"Pay Trump Bribes Here" Was Projected Across The Entrance Of Trump's DC Hotel

Photos of a large light projection were shared online late Monday night showing protest messages sprawled across the front of the Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC, including one that read "Pay Trump Bribes Here" with an arrow pointing to the hotel's entrance."It was about 10 minutes before the security came," Robin Bell, the social justice artist behind the projections, told BuzzFeed News. "They blocked the projector."Bell said he has outfitted a "projection van, so we pulled up and did it." But one security guard came up to the projector and "walked right up to the lens."Witnesses who saw the video projection shared photos online of projections saying "Emoluments Welcome" with an "Open 24 Hour" motel sign. Another photo showed the text of the Emoluments Clause, a part of th...