Streets flooded in Istanbul for slain journalist

Protestors fill the streets in Istanbul to protest a court ruling that there was no state conspiracy in slaying an ethnic-Armenian journalist. He was shot outside his office five years ago, in retribution for  characterizing the mass killings of Armenians during World War I as genocide. Turkish nationalists are rabidly opposed to describing those killings as genocide.

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