'Stop the eco-slaughter': Thousands march in Turkey against Canadian-owned gold mine
Opposition to mining project in northwest Turkey has mounted after tens of thousands of trees were felled
Thousands of people have gathered around the outskirts of a small town in western Turkey to protest against a Canadian-owned gold mine project they say will negatively impact the local environment.
Around 5,000 protesters staged a peaceful and unusually large demonstration near the town of Kirazli on Monday against the environmental pollution they say the project will generate, Reuters news agency reported.
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