Dozens held in Turkey, silent protester goes viral




 
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Dozens held in Turkey, silent protester goes viral
 
June 18th, 2013  
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Dozens held in Turkey, silent protester goes viral
By Parisa Hafezi and Daren Butler ANKARA/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A lone, silent vigil by a man in Istanbul inspired copycat protests on Tuesday, as police detained dozens of people across Turkey in an operation linked to three weeks of often violent demonstrations against Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan. Overnight in Ankara, riot police used tear gas and water cannon to disperse hundreds of protesters who had gathered in and around the government quarter of Kizilay. ...

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