Sunday, July 23, 2006

Leftist and rightist Turks protest against Israeli attacks

Some 5,000 Turks held a protest in Istanbul on Sunday against Israeli attacks in Lebanon and the Gaza Strip, chanting slogans against USA and Israel.

Leftist protestors, who gathered in Istanbul's Kadikoy district, chanted slogans; «Down with Israel» and «U.S. get out of Middle East». Protesters also burned effigies with signs on them saying «murderer Israel,» and «murderer U.S.A.».

In another protest, some 2000 Turkish rightists gathered in the district of Besiktas to protest Israel. They also chanted slogans against Jewish state, saying that Israel would be drown in the blood of innocent people.

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