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    Standing for Soma


    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     WorldCityZen told us, 'These men have been embraced by the neighborhood and there is a lot of respect for them. It is a very special place. I would only add that people should keep these families in their thoughts in the days and weeks ahead.'
    - hhanks, CNN iReport producer

    Tonight people gathered in Beşiktaş here in Istanbul to show their support for the miners of Soma and their families. The banner on the right shows young men who were killed during the protests of last summer. This has essentially been transformed into their plaza. The tragedy has already claimed almost 300 lives.

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