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Turkish police put tear gas against vrouwenprotestmars in Istanbul

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In Istanbul, the police Sunday to a protest march against violence on women, broken up. The agents work under the other tear gas at the protesters to drift apart, so notify the witnesses and the Turkish media. The police had the women initially asked to do the mars to dissolve.

On images is to see how the female contestants are singing: “We will not be silent, we are not afraid, we will not obey’. Some carry signs along with a picture of Ozgecan Aslan, a Turkish student, who in 2015 was murdered because they resisted during a rape.

According to the Turkish vrouwenrechtenplatform We Will Stop Femicide in Turkey this year alone, more than 300 women were killed. Earlier this month, the famous singer Sila Gencoglu in her native country for a stir by confessing that she, by her former partner, an actor, was beaten. The singer encouraged other women to talk about the violence.

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