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Turkey

11 August 2013

Today's Zaman (Istanbul)

Parliament's Administrative President Malik Ecder Özdemir has warned deputies against carrying guns while inside the general assembly hall, noting that this is a violation of Parliament's bylaws. Özdemir, a Republican People's Party (CHP) deputy, said "Guns can be pulled out at any time in Parliament, and party leaders are in danger." His warning comes at a time when tension is high in Turkey following mass anti-government protests that took place in May. He said... (GunPolicy.org)

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