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Inside Europe: Protests and arrests over Istanbul's new airport

Construction workers have resumed work at Istanbul's new airport amidst a heavy police presence. Hundreds of them had protested against labour conditions on the site. The country's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, claims the airport will be a symbol of what he calls the "new Turkey." But construction workers describe dangerous conditions where dissent will not be tolerated. Dorian Jones reports.

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