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Photos: Crackdown in Turkey on first anniversary of protests Add to ...

Police used tear gas and water cannons to hold back protesters one year after demonstrations swept Turkey. A government backed redevelopment plan for Gezi Park in Istanbul sparked anger and morphed into nationwide anti-government protests in June. Eight people were killed and thousands wounded

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