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Chaos in Turkey as police use tear gas and water cannons on 10,000 protesters

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#MayDay protester in #Turkey uses plastic wrap to protect face against tear gas.  via @Mashable

11 June 2013. Riot police attack early in the morning on the 15th day of Gezi Park resistance firing tear gas through barricades and using rubber bullets and water cannons against hundreds of protesters to clear Taksim Square early in the morning. Photo by Tolga Sezgin/Nar Photos.

Turkish police. Tear gas for the people. Torture for justice. \\\\ Another day of police and government brutality on the people of Turkey, another poster

TURKEY, Istanbul: Turkish protesters clash with Turkish riot policemen on Taksim square in Istanbul on June 22, 2013. Turkish police used water cannon today to disperse thousands of demonstrators who had gathered anew in Istanbuls Taksim Square, calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. AFP PHOTO/BULENT KILIC

A Turkish lawyer being beaten by the police beneath the feet of Themis. This photo will most probably become one of the symbol images for the Turkish protests of 2013.

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