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A man holds a Turkish flag bearing a portrait of the late founder of... News PhotoAdult,Arguing,Burnt,Courthouse,Defendant,Flag,Founder,Gendarmerie,Government,Holding,Horizontal,Istanbul,Law,Legal Trial,Men,Modern,Mustafa Kemal Ataturk,People,Police Force,Portrait,Prosecutor,Protestor,Turkey - Middle EastPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA man holds a Turkish flag bearing a portrait of the late founder of modern Turkey Mustafa Kemal Ataturk while he runs away across burned fields during clashes between Turkish police and protestors on August 5, 2013, as police and gendarmerie block the way to a courthouse in Silivri, near Istanbul, where prosecutors are scheduled to deliver their final arguments in the case against 275 people accused of plotting to overturn the Islamic-leaning government. Among the defendants in the high-profile case -- seen as a key test in Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's showdown with secularist and military opponents -- are ex-military chief Ilker Basbug and other army officers as well as lawyers, academics and journalists. AFP PHOTO/BULENT KILIC (Photo credit should read BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)