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Istanbul, Turkey: Police Fired Water Cannons and Tear Gas at Protesters

June 16, 2013 Arabi Souri 2

The Turkish police has injured several peaceful protesters in Istanbul yesterday by using water cannons and tear gas to drive away the demonstrators from the Taksim Square and the Gezi Park in the famous Turkish city. Some hours before, the Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (JDP/AKP) has demanded the square and park to be “evacuated”.

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