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Taksim Protests

Turkish PM Praises Police 'Heroism' Amid Protests

AP | Posted 08.24.2013 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey's prime minister has brushed off criticism by human rights groups and some European countries, insisting police officers...

Turkish Police Crack Down On Protest Revival

AP | ELENA BECATOROS and SUZAN FRASER | Posted 08.16.2013 | World

ISTANBUL — Riot police cordoned off streets, set up roadblocks and fired tear gas and water cannon to prevent anti-government protesters from co...

Turkish Lawyers Storm Out Of Courthouses Over Police Treatment

AP | Associated Press | Posted 08.12.2013 | World

ISTANBUL — Turkey's government on Wednesday offered a first concrete gesture aimed at ending nearly two weeks of street protests, proposing a re...

Taksim Tear Gas: My New Video From This Morning

Barry Yourgrau | Posted 08.11.2013 | World
Barry Yourgrau

I shot this video of a police tear gas assault in Taksim this morning, Tuesday.

Police Launch New Push Into Taksim Square

Posted 06.11.2013 | World

Reuters) - Turkish riot police fired volleys of teargas canisters into Istanbul's Taksim Square, centre of protests against Prime Minister Tayyip Erdo...

Turkish PM Condemns Protesters As 'Handful Of Looters'

AP | SUZAN FRASER and ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 08.09.2013 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — In a series of increasingly belligerent speeches to cheering supporters Sunday, Turkey's prime minister demanded an end to the ...