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Submitted by anti-hatemongers (Turkey), May 8, 2007 at 10:59

I remember when around 25,000 people protested against the Pope in Istanbul, many anti-Turkish, anti-Muslim people were seeing this as representative of the whole country, now pro-secularist protests around the country have taken place, protests by hundreds of thousands of people-over a million in Istanbul alone-they are trying to downplay this.

an islamic rally by 25,000 people represents the country, but pro secular ones by hundreds of thousands of people don't?

Can anyone explain the logic behind this?

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