Istanbul police detain dozens in demo over Bogazici university students
AFP, 26 Mar 2021
Police detain dozens of students protesting in front of the Istanbul courthouse against the detention of Bogazici university students. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's appointment of a loyalist as rector of Istanbul's elite Bogazici University created a stir and led to weeks of protests since the start of the year. The dispute over the rector intensified after protesters hung a controversial poster near his office and now Turkish prosecutors are seeking three-year jail terms for seven students over a poster depicting Islam's holiest site with LGBT imagery.
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