Donald Trump has reminded Americans that in the US the 1st of May is Loyalty Day. Meanwhile in Turkey, protesters are demonstrating their dissatisfaction with President Erdogan in a sign that not all Turks are ‘loyal’ to the increasingly dictatorial rule of their
Hundreds of anti-government protesters gathered on International Workers Day to protest recent purges and totalitarian Presidential Decrees issued over the last week by Erdogan.
The protesters were a combination of secularists, students and leftists who attempted to march to Taksim Gezi Park, the location of anti-Erdogan protests in 2013 and a traditional site where left-wing protesters would gather on the 1st of May.
Police were deployed in large numbers and tear gas was unleashed on the unarmed demonstrators.
— 32.Gün (@32gunTV) May 1, 2017
Several Youtube clips of the protests have all ready been deleted in a country that has recently censored Wikipedia without a warning nor explanation.
— Frédérique Geffard (@fgeffardAFP) May 1, 2017
Over 200 have thus far been arrested.