Police Attack Taksim Square Update:
21:37 Police have attacked the crowd assembled near Harbiye.
Groups of police are holding the entrances to the square. They are not letting anyone inside.
The past days of the week,
Istanbul had been relatively peaceful since the police stopped their attacks on
the people. Today, thousands gathered in Taksim Square, to commemorate those
who were murdered by the police over the past couple of weeks.
The crowd placed red
carnations in Gezi Park and the monument in Taksim.
Later, around 20:40 the
police attacked with water cannons – surprisingly- without gas. The people have
moved to Istiklal Street and Siraselviler Street, still waiting to reclaim
Will be updated.