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Turkey court annuls park development that caused protests: Media

AFP , Wednesday 3 Jul 2013
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A court in Turkey Wednesday annulled a government decision to redevelop Gezi Park in Istanbul that sparked protests which snowballed into deadly nationwide unrest, media reported.

The administrative court justified its ruling, made last month but only revealed by Turkish media on Wednesday, by saying that the "local population" had not been sufficiently consulted about the redevelopment project.

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