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Turkey: Gezi Park And Taksim Square Closed Again

Published: July 9, 2013; 10:41 · (Vindobona)

Only a few hours after the reopening of Gezi Park, the police in Istanbul once more used violence against demontrators as they wanted to get inside.

Turkey: Gezi Park And Taksim Square Closed Again / Picture: © Flickr

Some of the demonstrators set up barricades at the shopping street Istiklal Caddesi, which leads to Taksim Square. Some of them threw stones and bottles at the water cannons while others even used slingshots against the police. The clashes seemed less grave than on Saturday when several thousands of demonstrators wanted to enter Gezi Park but were fought back by the…

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