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In English it has been called 'Standing Silent' and in Turkish 'Duran Adam'.
People just stand singly or in small groups - sometimes for only a short time, sometimes for eight or more hours, and sometimes people take turns.
They don't speak or move, and don't interfere with other people's movements or traffic.
Last night and this morning there were arrests but this afternoon the Minister of the Interior said that people can't be arrested for just standing, and it seems that for now the arrests have decreased in number.
Reportedly those arrested are charged with 'resisting without moving' - whatever that is.