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Turkey: Thousands protest in support of Palestinians over Al-Aqsa stand-off02:46

Turkey: Thousands protest in support of Palestinians over Al-Aqsa stand-off

Turkey, Istanbul
July 30, 2017 at 20:45 GMT -00:00 · Published

Thousands of people rallied in support of Palestinians in their dispute with Israel over the security measures imposed on East Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque, in Istanbul on Sunday.

Dubbed the 'Big Jerusalem Meeting,' around 5,000 people attended with many waving the Palestinian flag alongside the Turkish star and crescent.

The event was organised by Turkey's Felicity Party in response to recent Israeli restrictions on access to the mosque in the wake of deadly violence at the holy site.

Turkey: Thousands protest in support of Palestinians over Al-Aqsa stand-off02:46
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Thousands of people rallied in support of Palestinians in their dispute with Israel over the security measures imposed on East Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque, in Istanbul on Sunday.

Dubbed the 'Big Jerusalem Meeting,' around 5,000 people attended with many waving the Palestinian flag alongside the Turkish star and crescent.

The event was organised by Turkey's Felicity Party in response to recent Israeli restrictions on access to the mosque in the wake of deadly violence at the holy site.

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