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Turkey detains man for hanging union jack towel outside building

Iranian man held by police after neighbours said display of UK flag a provocative act

Authorities in Turkey have detained a man for hanging a towel emblazoned with the British union jack flag from a building during a public holiday.

  • Associated Press
  • The Guardian

The Iranian man was detained on Tuesday in the central Turkish city of Kayseri following complaints from neighbours who deemed the display of the design to be a provocative act.

The man defended himself by saying he was merely drying his wet towel, the Kayseri governor’s office said in a statement.

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