Turkish police detain university protesters

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February 2 2021

Protesters chanted "police, get out" and "universities are ours" as police entered Bogazici campus in Istanbul and made dozens of arrests.

They object to the appointment of a new rector by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The Turkish leader lashed out at protesters after four were arrested for artwork combining LGBT symbols on an image of an Islamic site.

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Turkish police detain university protesters


BBC News

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Europe




February 2 2021


Protesters chanted "police, get out" and "universities are ours" as police entered Bogazici campus in Istanbul and made dozens of arrests.


They object to the appointment of a new rector by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The Turkish leader lashed out at protesters after four were arrested for artwork combining LGBT symbols on an image of an Islamic site.

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