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Turkish Police Prevent Istanbul Pride From Going Ahead

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish police blocked hundreds of people from gathering for Istanbul’s annual Pride parade on Sunday and detained dozens after local authorities banned the march from going ahead again this year. Thousands of people used to attend Pride marches on Istanbul’s main Istiklal Avenue but in recent years the government led by President Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamist-rooted […]