Turkey: Gold mine project sparks protests

Thousands have rallied at mine site in northwestern Turkey as environmentalists say mining is doing irreversible damage.

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    A controversial gold mine project has sparked protests in northwestern Turkey.

    Thousands of people rallied this week at the mine site owned by a Turkish subsidiary of Canada-based Alamos Gold.

    Environmentalists say the firm is doing irreversible damage to the environment.

    Al Jazeera's Neave Barker reports from the Kaz Mountains in Canakkale province.


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