ofc he needs to, he wants to change the constitution to presidential parlament, so he needs to get rid of his critics and gain international and national power. do you really think he cares for your life. lol you are naive bro, he uses stupid ppl as meatshields for his interests.
2 weeks ago he forbid to go on the streets and protest, but when it's for his advantage he would do anything. he doesnt care if you die, or your family, as long as he can move on with his plan to create a new ottoman empire under his leadership.