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  אדר ב 10, 5774 , 12/03/14

Turkey: Clashes Between Demonstrators and Police in Ankara and Istanbul

Clashes erupted yesterday (Tuesday) between protesters and police in both Ankara and Istanbul after a 15-year-old was declared, following a beating he took nine months ago at a demonstration. Police had beaten the boy with a tear gas canister during an anti-government protest.

Of the almost 2,000 demonstrators who participated, most were students from Ankara University, Police resonded with tear gas and water cannons, which they used to disperse the crowd.

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