Turkish riot police on Saturday breaking up the 700th weekly demonstration by Turkish mothers demanding to know the fate of relatives who disappeared in the 1980s and 1990s. Photo: AFPTurkish riot police on Saturday breaking up the 700th weekly demonstration by Turkish mothers demanding to know the fate of relatives who disappeared in the 1980s and 1990s. Photo: AFP
Turkish riot police on Saturday breaking up the 700th weekly demonstration by Turkish mothers demanding to know the fate of relatives who disappeared in the 1980s and 1990s. Photo: AFP

Turkish police break up 700th weekly protest against ‘disappearances’

Police used water cannon and fired tear gas canisters to disperse the 700th protest. The first was in 1995.

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Turkish riot police on Saturday breaking up the 700th weekly demonstration by Turkish mothers demanding to know the fate of relatives who disappeared in the 1980s and 1990s. Photo: AFPTurkish riot police on Saturday breaking up the 700th weekly demonstration by Turkish mothers demanding to know the fate of relatives who disappeared in the 1980s and 1990s. Photo: AFP
Turkish riot police on Saturday breaking up the 700th weekly demonstration by Turkish mothers demanding to know the fate of relatives who disappeared in the 1980s and 1990s. Photo: AFP
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