Paylan to File Complaint Against Erdogan

Turkish-Armenian Member of Parliament Garo
Garo Paylan

Garo Paylan

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.


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  1. Vagharshak said:

    Garo Paylan’s dignity and courage astound me. He stands out as an incorruptible voice in a crooked world. I hope he watches his back.

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