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Local rally held in support of Turkish protesters

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - This weekend, San Diegans gathered near the organ pavilion in Balboa Park in support of the anti-government demonstrations going on in Turkey.

Saturday's rally was in response to what's been happening in Istanbul, Turkey, where anti-government protesters have been clashing with police over the recent violent attack on peaceful demonstrators.

Protesters here say they want to see a positive change in Turkey's leadership.

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