Group attacks Women’s Day demo at Istanbul Bilgi University
ISTANBULA mob illegally entered the Bilgi University campus in central Istanbul to attack students marking International Women’s Day on March 8.
The university confirmed in a statement that a group of 15 to 20 jumped over the gates of the santralistanbul campus to attack the students, chanting “Allahu akbar” (God is great).
A number of the students and security officers on campus were beaten by the mob, with one student injured, the statement added.
Six of the attackers were detained by police who arrived at the scene.
The university stated that it has launched legal action against the attackers and initiated a disciplinary process for students who joined the attackers.