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Turkish government bans International Women Day’s march and tear-gasses peaceful protesters

11 Mar 2024


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For the second straight year, the government issued a ban on marches for International Women’s Day in Turkey allegedly to protect national security. Thousands of women who had braved the ban were tear-gassed by the police after demonstrating in Istanbul for about two hours. Some protesters were detained.

Sources: Arab News, AP News, Amnesty International