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FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Turkey’s Erdogan hits out at ‘LGBT youth’ as police break up fresh protest” – below is their description.
Turkish police fired tear gas Tuesday and chased protesters down narrow Istanbul street as weeks of student #protests against President Recep Tayyip #Erdogan’s appointment of a university rector turned increasingly violent. #Turkey has been hit by weeks of rallies across major campuses against Erdogan’s appointment of a party loyalist to head Istanbul’s exclusive Bogazici University at the start of the year. #LGBTFRANCE 24 English YouTube Channel
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