Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist

May 15, 2014

Aide to Erdogan kicks protester

Filed under: Turkey — louisproyect @ 1:46 pm

afcd292c-5f84-4034-8173-df986d612f35-460x276A protester is kicked by Yusuf Yerkel, an adviser to Turkey’s Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan, as Special Forces police officers detain him during a protest against Erdogan’s visit to Soma, Photograph: Stringer/Reuters


  1. What a great symbol of the Turkish bourgeoisie kicking the proletariat while they’re down.

    Comment by Karl Friedrich — May 15, 2014 @ 2:18 pm

  2. Guaw. I first read this news in German and I thought “Ok, I have to study a lot harder, because this cannot mean what it means”. But it was true, unbelievable…

    Comment by Jacobo — May 16, 2014 @ 7:00 am

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