Sydney's Turkish community shows protest support

Turkish protesters hold banners and Turkish national flags on the steps of the Sydney Opera House.
Turkish protesters hold banners and Turkish national flags on the steps of the Sydney Opera House. Credit: REUTERS/Stringer

A small group of demonstrators from Sydney's Turkish community have marched through the city showing their support for the protests in Turkey over the last few days.

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