Protesters hit in Turkey PM mine visit
15 May 2014 Last updated at 22:34 BST
Video footage and a photos have emerged of two protesters being assaulted during the Turkish Prime Minister's visit to the town of Soma.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan appeared to push a man who is then hit by the PM's body guards. In a separate incident, the prime minister's aide, Yusuf Yerkel, was captured apparently in the act of kicking a protester.
Orla Guerin reports.