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Turkey Protests Take A Creative Twist As Demonstrators Make Homemade Helmets (PICTURES)

04/06/2013 18:13 BST | Updated 05/06/2013 12:40 BST

Anti-government protests have swept Turkey over the last weekend as people demonstrate at what they see as an increasingly authoritarian government.

Two people have so far died.

Deputy prime minister, Bulent Arinc, was forced to issue an apology for the police response which has included tear gas and water cannon.

In an echo of the Arab Spring protests of 2011 an unexpected yet creative facet of the protests is the ingenuity of the protection fashioned by those involved...

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