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Thousands protest Turkey bill on stray animals

Thousands of animal rights activists demonstrated today in Istanbul to protest against a government plan to keep strays away from city centres, branding the move "a death law for animals, AFP reported.

"The crowd of some 4,000 activists marched to the main Taksim Square, some of them with their animals, blowing whistles and chanting slogans.

"No to death law for animals!" read a large banner held by the demonstrators.

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