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Protesters 'stand firm' in Turkey

Man who stood still despite being harassed by security forces inspires passive form of resistance.

Last Modified: 19 Jun 2013 16:04
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After weeks of often violent confrontations with police, many anti-government activists in Turkey are turning to a new form of resistance.

They have taken to what is called passive protest, and taken their inspiration from one demonstrator in Istanbul.

Al Jazeera's Gerald Tan reports.

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