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How to use diplomatic immunity ? Throw a woman across the room in the UN !

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Submitted by Ianus (Poland), Sep 28, 2011 at 06:44

Dear Dan Schwartz,

Thanks a lot for quoting the report on the Turkish ways in the UN .

" Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu's security team members became aggressive after they were escorted to the wrong floor ... After being told they couldn't enter that area by UN security, they "pushed their way onto the floor, screaming, shoving and stomping on UN security ... A female UN security officer was elbowed in her chest and suffered several bruises while a high-ranking uniformed officer was left with bruised ribs. "They acted like thugs".. "United Nations security isn't allowed to use force, and the Turkish staff had diplomatic immunity."..."Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan -- who made his first speech before the UN on Thursday, blasting Israel for "building new barriers to peace" -- was also present, and one of his guards "picked up a female UN security officer and threw her across the room"

Several things come to my mind on reading this report. First, it doesn't surprise me in the least. Without being cynical, the UN security staff may feel lucky that the Turks had no knives or bras knuckles in their pockets and the brawl didn't happen in a dark alley outside. Instead of bruises, shouts and moments of anguish there would have followed a traditional Turkish bloodbath for which the victims would have been naturally blamed and the Turks would have denied any responsibility. Second, it's symptomatic how the Turks' intimidation and aggression targeted women. Throwing a woman across the room is not something thinkable for a civilized person , is it ? The Turkish thugs born and raised in the Islamic culture of wife beating, honour killing and contempt for women apparently think otherwise on the subject.I remember seeing the Turks offend and aggress women in Berlin. Third, note what sort of mentality the whole incident reveals. There is a mistake, the Turks find themselves on a wrong floor but instead of accepting it with a smile or patience they brutally attack the uniformed personnel ! Would you ever think of attacking a person who gave you a wrong direction, especially when distances involved are negligible and you have a woman in front of you ? Truly, you need to be a Turk not just to consider use of violence against her but to actually use it with a throng of strangers and witnesses around you.

I won't comment on the shameful and cowardly statement of Ban Ki-moon's spokesman calling the unprovoked Turkish aggression "misunderstandings" ! I just hope the two women and the officer who suffered won't be made responsible and fired not to provoke further aggression by the Turkish barbarians in neckties enjoying diplomatic immunity in the UN.

I think that the Turkish Consulate was unavailable for comment for obvious reasons. They are desperately looking for an "eyewitness" who will blame the UN security staff for provoking - with e.g. pro-Armenian utterances - the Turks and another "eyewitness" who "saw" the woman catapult herself across the room without being even touched by any Turk. You can rely on Turkish addiction to lie.

Submitting....

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