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The captured and the dead from the recent raid by Israeli commandos on an aid flotilla have been returned to Turkey, but the anger continues on the streets.

As thousands of Turks protested against Israel on Saturday, fuelling the fury further was the news of the preliminary autopsy reports.

The ever-present Palestinian flag was waved alongside that of Turkey. Also visible was the green flag of Hamas, signalling a new and widespread public embrace of all the Palestinian factions.

Even more surprisingly, the yellow flag of the Lebanese group, Hezbollah, was strongly present.

What began as an expression of support for Palestinians appears to have been transformed into fundamental opposition of Israel, evident in the mages of the Israel flag being burned in the street.

Al Jazeera’s Mike Hanna reports from Istanbul.

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