Police use water cannon to disperse Turkey protests, as Erdogan says Brazil faces 'same game'

  • by: AMER COHADZIC , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 22, 2013 - 6:34 PM

ISTANBUL — Turkish police used water cannon to disperse thousands gathered in Istanbul's Taksim Square on Saturday to observe a memorial for four people killed during recent anti-government protests. The officers later fired tear gas and rubber bullets, and in some cases beat people with batons, to scatter demonstrators who regrouped in side streets.

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