Gezi Park”Protesters and Police Clashed in Istanbul

Turkish police have shot tear gas at protesters,. More than 100 have been detained on the anniversary of the 2013 Gezi Park demonstrations and 25,000 officers have been dispatched to quash the protest. Several hundred people had been assembling on streets leading to Taksim Square when police fired tear gas into the crowd, which promptly dispersed.

In total, 120 have been arrested according to local reports. “Based on information received by the CHP crisis center, 120 people are in custody” Istanbul Branch of the Contemporary Lawyers Association said.

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