Turkish media is reporting the following:
A speech by Mark Lewis, an International Monetary Fund official, was interrupted by egg-throwing students at Uludağ University in the northwestern province of Bursa yesterday.
A Turkish student stood up while Lewis was delivering a speech as a keynote speaker at the 16th Economic Symposium and threw an egg at the IMF official before being joined in the act by another student.
“IMF get out, these are our universities,” one of the unidentified students chanted. Lewis managed to avoid all the eggs thrown at him by the students.
Security guards removed seven university students by force while other students unfurled anti-IMF banners.
Lewis continued his speech after the protesters were removed from the conference hall. Some students protested the lecturers of the university and the security guards shouting, “You are throwing us out of our universities by force, this is not fair.”
Some students also walked out of the conference hall to protest Lewis and the university administration.