Thousands protest in Istanbul against controversial bill seeking to euthanise stray dogs

Istanbul (AFP) – Thousands gather in Istanbul for a “Justice Rally” to protest against a draft bill seeking to euthanise stray dogs. Turkey is classified as a “high risk” country for rabies by the World Health Organization, and the government says dogs caused 3,544 road accidents over the past five years, killing 55 and injuring more than 5,000.


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