Turkey: Izmir rally

Sunday, May 13, 2007

Hundreds of thousands of pro-secular Turks gathered in the third largest city of Turkey Sunday to protest against the Islamist-rooted government that they fear is working to raise the influence of religion on society and pressure the secularist center-left parties unite ahead of parliamentary elections set for July 22. Organizers of the pro-secular rally estimated the participating crowd at around two million.

More: Daniel Pipes, Turkish Daily News, YouTube

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