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July 9, 2013
Peaceful demonstrators were detained in Taksim yesterday after riot police used tear gas and water canons to clear the square and neighbouring Gezi park.
July 5, 2013
The last two days have seen a new wave of arrests, raids on media and an incident in which a protester was killed by army live fire.
June 28, 2013
Mass protests against President Morsi are expected to mark his first anniversary in office, and clashes with his supporters are feared.
June 24, 2013
A year and a half after being released from the US prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, and sent to his native Russia, Rasul Kudaev was tortured in police custody to get him to "confess" to a crime.

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