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Conflict & Justice

Reaction from Turkey

Turkey's prime minister has called Israel's attack on a flotilla of ships heading to the Gaza Strip an act of state terrorism. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Jonathan Head, in Istanbul, where thousands have staged anti-Israel protests today.

Conflict & Justice

Israel deports Gaza activists

Israel is deporting hundreds of foreign activists detained after the deadly raid on an aid flotilla trying to break its blockade of Gaza. The BBC's Jon Donnison in Gaza describes the kind of aid the activists were trying to deliver.p

Global Politics

Turkey buries its Gaza flotilla dead

Emotions are running high in Turkey at funerals for nine activists killed in Israel's raid on the Gaza aid flotilla. The bodies were flown from Israel to Istanbul, to a heroes' welcome. Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Bethany Bell in Istanbul.

Lifestyle & Belief

Turkey's Jews

Muslims and Jews in Turkey have a long history of friendliness. But that relationship is being tested by the public anger at Israel for the attack on the Gaza flotilla on Monday. From Istanbul, Matthew Brunwasser reports.