On Sunday evening, thousands of Turkish protesters returned to Istanbul’s Taksim Square, and said their fight against the policies of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s administration was far from over.
>> Thousands of people also surrounded Erdogan’s office in Istanbul’s Besiktas municipality, located on the European shore of the strait of Bosphorus, and clashed with police, who used tear gas and water cannon to disperse the demonstrators.
On June 1, about 5,000 protesters gathered near Erdogan’s office and threw stones at the building, injuring at least seven policemen.
Earlier in the day, 100,000 demonstrators gathered in Taksim Square, demanding that Erdogan step down. The protesters termed the government “fascist.” <<
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