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Turkish riot police violently break up Pride march

Turkish riot police beat and used tear gas and rubber bullets against LGBTI activists who assembled in Istanbul on Sunday for a banned Pride march. Approximately 1,000 people gathered near Istiklal Avenue and Taksim Square, the intended starting point for the illegal parade. The activists chanted slogans and waved rainbow flags around Istiklal Avenue, Istanbul’s main […]

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