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Published on May 31, 2013

Turkish police break up ‘Occupy Taksim Park’ protest in Istanbul
Police descended on an Istanbul’s Taksim Gezi park in the early hours to clear out protesters occupying it. The demonstrators, who had been camping out in the park for three days, say it is the last green space in Istanbul, one of the largest cities in the world.


Istanbul protesters fight for their park

31/05 13:07 CET

Police in Istanbul have clashed with protesters occupying the city’s Taksim Gezi park. The activists have been camping there for three days in an attempt to stop it being demolished.

Local media said that authorities used tear gas and pepper spray to disperse the crowd. At least one person was reportedly hospitalised.

The determined environmentalists are continuing to occupy the park, even after being chased out early on May 30 by police.

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