Protests In Turkey Turn Violent


Turkish protestors and riot policemen clash on June 1 during a... News Photo2013 Protests in Turkey,Conflict,Confrontation,Demolishing,Europe,Gas Mask,Horizontal,Istanbul,Police Force,Protest,Protestor,Riot,Smoke - Physical Structure,Street,Taksim Gezi Park,Taksim Square,Tear GasPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPTurkish protestors and riot policemen clash on June 1, 2013, during a protest against the demolition of Taksim Gezi Park, in Taksim Square in Istanbul. Police reportedly used tear gas to disperse a group, who were standing guard in Gezi Parki to prevent the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality from demolishing the last remaining green public space in the centre of Istanbul as a part of a major Taksim renewal project. At least a dozen people were injured. AFP PHOTO/BULENT KILIC (Photo credit should read BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)