Turkish Cypriot protesters dragged off by police

By Simon Bahceli Published in Cyprus Mail on May 20, 2011

ELEVEN protesters, one of them a prominent Turkish Cypriot human rights lawyer, were dragged away and arrested as they took part in a peaceful sit down demonstration in support of sacked Cyprus Turkish Airlines (CTA) workers in the north of Nicosia on Wednesday night.

Over 400 workers from the disbanded CTA have been staging regular protests since they were laid off last year. Sacked workers say they are owed compensation and remittances.

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