Istanbul, Turkey — A silent sit-in candlelight vigil is held for the Soma mine disaster victims is held in Kadikoy, Istanbul, following a demonstration in Istiklal Street, on May 14, 2014. On May 13, an explosion and a subsequent cave in trapped hundreds of miners in a coalmine run by a private firm on lease from the government. As of May 15 the confirmed death toll is 282 with over a hundred miners still unaccounted for. Photo by Bikem Ekberzade


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