Turkish police today arrested 12 university students participated protest against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who visited their university last Tuesday at a time when admitted, Turkish Interior Minister using its police force.
The newspaper "Zaman" that teams of Turkish unit of the so-called fight against terrorism Ankara Police raided student dormitories and arrested 12 of them for their alleged clash with police during a protest نظموه to the Middle East Technical University in Ankara on Tuesday.
The newspaper reported that Turkish police have been heavily criticized because of the use of disproportionate force against students and use tear gas and water cannons to prevent protesters from reaching the hall in which he was Erdogan during his visit to the University.
The newspaper quoted Turkish Interior Minister Idris Shaheen acknowledged yesterday that police sometimes used disproportionate force!!.