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Video: Police use tear gas in Taksim confrontation

Turkish police have begun to clear barricades and posters from Taksim Square following almost two weeks of protests over the redevelopment of Gezi Park, police brutality and Prime Minister Recep Erdogan’s government. This video features footage of police firing tear gas in Taksim Square. One of the protesters collapses and is carried away by the crowd shortly after police begin firing. Credit: YouTube/Defne Koryurek

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