A Turkish flag flies on half-staff in Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey, Thursday, June 18, 2015, the day after the death of Turkey's former president and longest serving prime minister Suleyman Demirel. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
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A Turkish Islamist group has pinned posters to walls and posts in the capital Ankara threatening gays with death, adding to concerns over growing intolerance against homosexuals in the country, an AFP correspondent said Tuesday.The appearance of the posters in Ankara comes just over a week after Turkish police prevented Istanbul's annual gay pride march -- a successful tradition in the last years -- from going ahead and used water cannon against activists who showed defiance.The poster showed an image of a past gay pride march in Istanbul and the group said it was seeking to respond to such events.
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