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Turkey: Anti-government protests erupt at Istanbul’s Taksim Square

(Turkey-file photo)

Press TV

Fresh anti-government demonstrations have erupted at the iconic Taksim Square in the Turkish port city of Istanbul, with protesters chanting slogans and calling on the government to resign.

Protesters gathered on Saturday to march on Gezi Park, which has been the epicenter of anti-government demonstrations for several weeks.

Police used water cannon and tear gas to disperse protesters.

The demonstrations came in response to a government-sponsored law banning architects and engineers who took part in protests from getting involved in city planning…

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One response to “Turkey: Anti-government protests erupt at Istanbul’s Taksim Square

  1. Pingback: Feminsts Unite in Taksim Square, Istanbul | Feminists United

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