People carry a banner that reads " O Sultan, take your hands off theaters!" during a May Day rally in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, May 1, 2012. Turkey, a candidate for membership in the European Union, is... more 
People carry a banner that reads " O Sultan, take your hands off theaters!" during a May Day rally in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, May 1, 2012. Turkey, a candidate for membership in the European Union, is less strict than many other nations in the region. But Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday backed a move by Istanbul's mayor to take over decision-making in the Istanbul City Theaters group, which is funded by the city and staged the play that outraged conservative critics.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Burhan Ozbilici
Wed, May 2, 2012 11:20 AM EDT