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July 9, 2013
Peaceful demonstrators were detained in Taksim yesterday after riot police used tear gas and water canons to clear the square and neighbouring Gezi park.
Press Release
June 21, 2013

Peaceful protesters in Turkey continue to face an appalling amount of violence and abuse from police forces throughout Istanbul and neighboring cities. In a show of support and solidarity for those...

Press Release
June 21, 2013

Following weeks of violently suppressed public protests, the Turkish government’s declaration that public assemblies in Istanbul’s central Taksim Square will not be tolerated will put Pride marches...

News
June 16, 2013
Police in Turkey are refusing to acknowledge that they have people in custody following mass detentions carried out during the night in Istanbul.

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