ISTANBUL (Armenpress)—Garo Paylan, member of the People’s Democratic Party of Turkey and Turkish lawmaker of Armenian origin, announced he is initiating a lawsuit against Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Paylan posted on Twitter.
In addition to the announcement, Paylan posted footage, seen below, showing a crowd cursing Armenians during an Erdogan speech. The audience was shouting “Armenian scum,” while Erdogan was smiling.
“The crowd which gathered in Trabzon for President Erdogan’s speech is cursing Armenians. No one interfered. I will file a complaint in the court tomorrow,” Paylan wrote.