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Riot Police Use Water Cannons to Disperse Taksim Square Protesters

  • Aired: 1/22/2013
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Riot police used water cannons on Saturday to disperse thousands of protesters in Taksim Square who were staging a commemoration ceremony for protesters killed during clashes. Thousands of protesters gathered in Istanbul's Taksim Square on Saturday to commemorate protesters killed in clashes but riot police quickly moved in to clear the crowd. Protesters could be seen throwing huge bunches of carnations at law enforcement officers as they advanced into the melee.

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