UK: Scuffles as pro-Kurdish protesters close down London train station

Hundreds of protesters marched through London on Sunday, to denounce the Turkish military operation in the Kurdish-dominated enclave of Afrin in northern Syria. Protesters form several Pro-Kurdish associations held Kurdish flags and banners and chanted anti-Erdogan slogans. They first tried to break into King's Cross railway station, but were blocked by the police. Afterwards, they marched... Еще through central London, blocking traffic between King's Cross and Piccadilly Circus. The march ended once it reached Downing Street where an overnight vigil was held. No arrests were made. In January, Erdogan announced the beginning of the operation against the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG). Turkey views the YPG, which is active in northern Syria, as an extension of the banned Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) group.

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