Erdogan threatens to clamp down on protests against university rector

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday warned that he would crack down on any attempt to extend the month-long protests against his appointment of a new rector at a top Istanbul university, calling rallying students “members of terrorist groups.” “Just as we have sent terrorists to their graves … we will continue to do the same everywhere else,” Erdogan said, referring to military operations against pro-Kurdish insurgents in the country’s south-east. His government would “never allow terrorists to reign in this country,” Erdogan said. “Never again will this country go through [a…

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