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Turkey protesters reject political labels

New study suggests 70 percent of anti-government demonstrators have no strong party affiliation.

Last Modified: 10 Jun 2013 16:42
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The Turkish government has blamed foreigners, terrorists and domestic parties for recent protests in the country.

However, a new survey put together by opposition groups suggests that the majority of people involved in the Occupy Gezi rallies are no affiliated with any group or organisation.

Al Jazeera's Anita McNaught reports from Ankara.

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