Turkey charges 255 over anti-govt protests: Media
ISTANBUL (AFP) - Turkish prosecutors have charged 255 protesters, including seven foreigners, over the mass demonstrations that swept the country in June, local media reported on Tuesday.
Those indicted face a range of charges including violating laws on demonstrations, damaging a place of worship and protecting criminals, Hurriyet newspaper said.
There was no immediate confirmation from judicial authorities and the nationalities of the foreigners were not immediately known.
At least six people died and 8,000 people were hurt in the three weeks of anti-government unrest that posed the biggest challenge to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's rule.