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Monday 5 October 2015

Video: Turkish police's dangerous use of tear gas

Published 17/07/2013

Police fired teargas canisters directly at protesters during the Gezi Park protests in Istanbul, turning them into dangerous projectiles that caused serious injuries, according to Human Rights Watch. HRW has documented 10 cases in which people were seriously injured, including loss of an eye, when police fired teargas canisters directly at them, often at close range. Credit: YouTube/Human Rights Watch.

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