USA – Protests serve as backdrop to Erdoğan’s visit to White House

The Hill | Nov. 13, 2019


Protesters gathered outside the White House on Wednesday in response to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan‘s visit with President Trump.

The protests, which were led by the American Rojava Center for Democracy (ARCDEM), began at noon in Lafayette Square but moved to the west side of the Treasury Building by late afternoon.

Protestors waved flags of the People’s Protection Units (YPG) and the Syrian Democratic Council, the political wing of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).

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