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.
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.