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Turkey protests: Riot police clear Gezi Park

Riot police have moved to clear the protest camp in Istanbul's Gezi Park using tear gas and water cannon, and dismantling protesters' tents.

The move came hours after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned protesters to evacuate the area ahead of a rally by his AK party on Sunday.

Plans to redevelop the park have sparked a wave of broader anti-government unrest.

James Reynolds reports.

  • 15 Jun 2013
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