Despite being ousted from Istanbul park, protesters return to defy prime minister's authority

  • Article by: ELENA BECATOROS , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 17, 2013 - 12:05 AM

ISTANBUL — Riot police cordoned off streets, set up roadblocks and fired tear gas and water cannon to prevent anti-government protesters from converging on Istanbul's central Taksim Square on Sunday, unbowed even as Turkey's prime minister addressed hundreds of thousands of supporters a few kilometers away.

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supervon2Jun. 15, 13 4:53 PM

We should have hired the Turkish police to deal with the occupy movement last year. They know how to get the job done.

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