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Turkish police break up violent Internet protest

January 18, 2014 • Business


A woman and man resist pressurized water used by riot police to dislodge them, as they stage a sit-in protest in Istanbul, Turkey, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. The two were protesting the detention of seven other leftist protesters. (AP Photo) TURKEY OUT – ONLINE OUT

ISTANBUL (AP) — Riot police on Saturday fired plastic bullets, tear gas and water cannons at hundreds of people in Istanbul protesting a government plan to expand controls over the public’s use of the Internet.

Police took action after some protesters hurled firebombs at officers. Login to read more

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