The Google Map Demonstration
Amnesty International Turkey
Issue 31 | June 2014
In the summer of 2013, Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey, became the crucible for weeks of protest against Government plans to build over Taksim Gezi Park.
On June 15th, Gezi Park was cleared by riot police. There were five deaths and 8,000 injuries. Police arrested 5,000 people, many at random.