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 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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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.

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 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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