Turkey Mine Protest

Turkey Mine Protest

A protester holding a Turkish flag with a picture of modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, stands atop soil and destroyed trees near the town of Kirazli in Turkey's Canakkale province, northwestern Turkey, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019. Protesters gathered to denounce a controversial gold mine, under construction, owned by a Canada-based company in the mountainous region. Environmentalists say close to 200,000 trees were cut down to make way for the mine while the use of cyanide to extract gold will cause serious environmental damage. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

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August 18, 2019 09:15:43 AM
August 18, 2019 03:09:09 PM
Lefteris Pitarakis
AP
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Protests and demonstrations, Political and civil unrest, General news, Trees, Plants, Precious metals industry, Metals and minerals industry, Materials industry, Business, Environmental activism, Environment, Environment and nature
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