100,000 to 1.5 million protesters rallied in the coastal city of Izmir, Turkey, on Sunday against the growing threat of Islamic rule on the secularist society.
People wave national flags as they fill the waterfront during an anti-goverment rally in the western coastal city of Izmir, Turkey on Sunday, May 13, 2007. Streets and buildings in turkey’s second largest city, including army barracks, were covered in a sea of red Turkish flags and portraits of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey. (Ozan Koseoglu/Seskim photo/WpN)
Boats, filled by protesters, anchor off the waterfront covered by a sea of Turkish flags waved by thousands of Turks during an anti-goverment rally in Turkey’s western coastal city of Izmir May 13, 2007. (REUTERS/Fatih Saribas)