Turkey: Taksim Square Forcefully Cleared

People ♦ Published: June 12, 2013; 10:55 ♦ (Vindobona)

Protests expected to continue despite of severe measures.

Turkey: Taksim Square Forcefully Cleared / Picture: © Vindobona.org

As part of a police operation on a large scale, Taksim Square in Istanbul, the starting point of the protests in Turkey, was forcefully cleared on Wednesday morning. Despite of that, there is no end in sight to the resistence of the government’s critics.

The state power used water cannons and tear gas against demonstrators once again during the initiative which was started on…