• Turkish police tear-gas women protesting over violence

    12 days ago - By Star Tribune

    Turkish police on Thursday fired tear gas to break up a protest in Istanbul by women demanding the country's return to a landmark international treaty, signed in the same city, that is meant to protect women from violence.
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  • Cops tear-gas women protesting violence

    Cops tear-gas women protesting violence

    12 days ago - By RT

    Turkish riot police unleashed tear gas to disperse a large crowd of demonstrators protesting violence against women in Istanbul, as well as the government's withdrawal from an international treaty devoted to combating it.
    The massive group of protesters, reportedly numbering in the thousands, marched to Istanbul's Taksim Square on Thursday to mark the ‘International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.' They met a heavy police presence in the square, which was barricaded off by officers clad in heavy riot gear, who proceeded to fire tear gas on the crowd after ordering it to...
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  • Turkish police tear-gas women protesting over violence

    12 days ago - By ABC News

    Turkish police have fired tear gas to break up a protest by women in Istanbul who were marching to press for Turkey's return to a landmark treaty that aims to protect women from violence
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