TAKSIM SQUARE

ΔΙΑΦΗΜΙΣΗ
  • Amid the Chaos of Taksim Square

    On Saturday, June 15, riot police fired tear gas, water canons, and rubber bullets effectively clearing Gezi Park in Istanbul of occupiers. Having photographed previous police raids of the park, I was struck by the kind of support and unification...

  • The Sixth Day of Fire, Tear Gas, and Blood in Istanbul

    On the sixth day of the biggest civil uprising Turkey has seen in a decade, police forces retreated from Taksim Square in central Istanbul following a 36-hour battle. Tens of thousands of protesters spent the whole night resisting an unregulated and...

  • Occupiers Faced Down Cops in Istanbul's Taksim Square

    After four days of nonviolent protests that brought the attention of celebrities and opposition politicians, and attacks by the police that included tear gas and water cannons, the burgeoning Occupy Gezi movement has won at least a temporary victory...