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Marchers arrested in Istanbul as Pride parade continues despite cancellation

The organizers' decision to move forward with the previously cancelled march led to clashes with police.

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17 Dramatic Photos Show the Violent May Day Protests That Rocked Istanbul

Protesters were expressing their discontent with the government.
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9 Photos Show What's Happening in Turkey Right Now

Barricades, and 40,000 police officers couldn't keep protesters out of Istanbul's Taksim Square.
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Taksim Square Means Another Chance For Pampered Americans to Do "Conflict Tourism"

What is it that draws some Americans into dangerous conflicts abroad?
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Taksim Square Protest: Erdem Gunduz Inspires Hundreds With Silent Vigil in Taksim Square

Inspired by the silent vigil of Erdem Gunduz, the spread of silent protests in Turkey highlights the symbolic power of determined collective resistance.

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Taksim Square Protests: 10 Images Of Erdogan's Violent Crackdown in Turkey

Turkey's minister to the European Union said that anyone who enters Taksim Square will be treated "as a terrorist." Here are some images proving this claim.
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Taksim Square Protest: Watch Protesters Sing the 'Les Miserables' Anthem to Protest Government

Watch the protesters from Taksim Square sing Les Miserables "Do You Hear The People Sing" to protest the Turkish regime.

Taksim Square Protests: As Media Reports Protests Calming Down in Instanbul, Brutal Crackdowns Hit Ankara

While the local and global media are focusing on Istanbul, the people of Ankara are being hunted, assaulted and taken in by the police.

Occupy Gezi: Police Sweep Clears Protesters From Taksim Square

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Taksim Square Protest: As Clashes Escalate On Tuesday, Taksim Starts Looking Like Tahrir

Istanbul's Taksim Square exploded with violent clashes Tuesday between increasingly militant protesters and police.

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Turkey Protests LIVE: Live-streaming Of Demonstrations in Istanbul

The protests in Turkey's Taksim Square in Istanbul continue, as police fire tear gas and water cannons into angry crowds.
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Taksim Protests: Police Fire Water Cannon at Protester in Wheelchair

In this video riot police can be seen firing a water cannon at a protester in a wheelchair as he an others were leaving a demonstration.
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Taksim Square Protests: 13 Photos Showing Severity Of the Protests

These Twitter photos show why we should take offense with mainstream media outlets for not covering what could become an historic event in Taksim Square.