Attackers Storm Women’s Day Event at Turkish University

March 9, 2017

Attackers stormed a demonstration marking International Women’s Day at Istanbul Bilgi University, according to a statement from the university and a Turkish media report.

The university said on its website that 15 to 20 people jumped security barriers and “attacked our students who had opened a stand to celebrate 8 March International Women’s Day.” The university said some students and security personnel were beaten and one student was slightly injured. Six people were arrested.

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