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Gay and human rights activists march during anti-government protests on Istiklal Street, the main shopping corridor in Istanbul. Photo / AFP
Gay and human rights activists march during anti-government protests on Istiklal Street, the main shopping corridor in Istanbul. Photo / AFP

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