Turkey Mine Protest

Turkey Mine Protest

Protesters gather for a piano recital 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 05:45:21 AM
August 18, 2019 03:19:51 PM
Lefteris Pitarakis
AP
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Environmental activism, Environment, Environment and nature, Precious metals industry, Metals and minerals industry, Materials industry, Business, Protests and demonstrations, Political and civil unrest, General news
Kirazli, TURKEY
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