Several protests staged in Turkey for Egypt

Representatives of NGOs gathered Saturday in Turkish capital Ankara's Sihhiye Square to stage the meeting "Resistance for Egypt, resistance for humanity" in order to protest the massacre

Several protests staged in Turkey for Egypt

 

World Bulletin/News Desk

Representatives of non-governmental organizations gathered Saturday in Turkish capital Ankara's Sihhiye Square to stage the meeting "Resistance for Egypt, resistance for humanity" in order to protest the massacre in Egypt.

Memur-Sen, Hak-Is, Mazlum-Der and Anadolu Youths Association, besides several other non governmental organizations joined the meeting. 

Holding banners with the Rabaa sign, citizens shouted the slogans "Muslims can not remain silent in front of tyranny" and "Muslims, do not sleep but protect your brother."

On the other hand, massacre in Egypt and chemical weapon attack in Syrian capital Damascus were protested during Friday night in 15 several cities of Turkey.

Istanbul: "Sarachane is sister square of Adawiyya"

Under the presidency of Human and Civilization Movement in Turkey's Istanbul, several representatives of non-governmental organizations and citizens staged protests to attract attention to the ongoing incidents in both Egypt and Syria.

Banners were hanged, on which the words of Sayyid Qutb, Sheikh Ahmad Yasin, Turkish scholar Mehmet Akif Ersoy, Aliya Izzetbegovic and Malcolm X were written on.

"If brotherhood is a pay, it's time to support Egypt" and "Sarachane is sister square of Adawiyya," the banners said in Turkish, Arabic and English. Two big Rabaa signs were also staged on the platform.

Izmir: "Coup pharaohes will drown in the blood, they shed"

In one of Turkey's metropolis cities, Aegean region's Izmir city, several non governmental organizations supported the protests in Konak Square, where the protestors carried the banners, saying, "Coup pharaohes will drown in the blood, they shed," "Thousands of greetings to the resistance in Syria and Egypt," "Where is United Nations," "Hell long live for the tyrants," and "Ghouta lives, humanity died," "Murderer of Halabja and Ghouta is one, it's Baas" in Arabic.

The meeting will be held at the same hour for 3 days in Izmir. 

Protests for the same reason were also staged in Turkey's Van, Antalya, Erzurum, Konya, Kocaeli, Sivas, Erzincan, Bolu, Karabuk, Samsun, Sakarya, Nevsehir, Isparta and Batman cities.

Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's first democratically elected president, was ousted by the army under an army roadmap on July 3.

Thousands of his supporters have since taken to the streets to demand his return to power.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 24 Ağustos 2013, 17:35
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