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Thousands of Turks Protest Proposed Child-marriage Law

Thousands of Turks took to the streets of Istanbul on Saturday, protesting against a proposed law that critics say would allow men convicted of child sexual assault to avoid punishment by marrying their victims. With signs reading "Punish the rapist, not the child," and other expressions of defiance, including "Rape cannot be pardoned," an estimated 3,000 protesters marched in Kadikoy square in the city's Asian sector. Opponents of the legislation, which was...

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