Dallas police say they're investigating the beating as a possible hate crime.
Assertions of both have become favorite terms employed by authoritarian and autocratic leaders.
Increasing attacks against ordinary Kurds in the western part of Turkey risks the societal fragmentation of the country, which in turn would encourage political fragmentation and feed into the PKK's narrative as being the sole protector of the Kurds.
The false promise that "peace will get what you want" is absurd. Sometimes you have to shut things down in order to bring about justice. The work that I do is to ensure that acts of civil disobedience remain nonviolent, not that they remain nonexistent.