Turkish President Erdogan puts young girl on show as a future martyr

“If she is martyred, a flag will be put on her, God willing,” he says to the crowd. “She is ready for everything, isn’t she?” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan tells a crowd. Murat Cetinmuhurdar

 

Turkey’s president has come under fire after telling a tearful young girl in military uniform the country would honour her if she became a martyr.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan invited the girl on stage on Saturday during a televised meeting for his Islamist-rooted Justice and Development Party. Continue reading