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  • This'll News Word involves a clash between protesters and supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

  • Descent protesters were supporters of Salah Hedin Demir Tesh, a pro Kurdish politician arrested last year in Turkey.

  • Rights groups say his arrest was part of Turkey's restrictions on dissent.

  • Dissent is public disagreement with an official opinion decision or set of beliefs.

  • Political dissent is an action that shows dislike of the policies of a governing body.


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