Most airport protesters released, Istanbul governor says

Turkish Gendarmes surround workers during a protest against the labor conditions at the construction site of the city's new airport in Istanbul, Turkey September 14, 2018. Picture taken September 14, 2018. Akin Celiktas/Demiroren News Agency via REUTERS

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Most construction workers who were detained after protests over labor conditions at Istanbul’s new airport were released on Sunday, the city’s governor said, but a union leader said hundreds were still held and more protests were likely. The airport, a centerpiece of a 15-year construction boom under President Tayyip Erdogan, is due […]

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