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Protests In Turkey

What began as a small environmental demonstration over the destruction of one of Istanbul’s last public parks has effectively evolved into nationwide unrest. Thousands of citizens have taken to Turkey's streets to protest against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Kojo talks with experts about the different factors driving youth protests in Turkey.

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