Tag Archives: Pride March

Pride March Banned, Protestors attacked in Istanbul

They are water cannoning anything that moves — Nick Ashdown (@Nick_Ashdown) June 28, 2015 For over a decade, the Pride March in Istanbul has been a centerpiece of Turkey’s active LGBTI community.  For over a decade, it has been staged … Continue reading

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More police violence against peaceful protestors in Istanbul

Thousands gathered with flowers in #taksim square in #istanbul but police used tear gas and water cannon again. #gezipark — muratcekic (@muratcekic) June 22, 2013 Turkish protestors have demonstrated remarkable creativity in their response to government efforts to stifle their … Continue reading

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