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Increased police repression continues to go unchecked in Turkey

Headline Title:  Increased police repression continues to go unchecked in Turkey 11 June 2013 Protests in Turkey are likely to continue to escalate unless authorities engage in meaningful discussions with activists, Amnesty International said after riot police this morning once again used tear gas and water cannon against peaceful protesters in Istanbul’s Taksim Square and Gezi Park.The further police action against demonstrators contradicted statements by the Governor of Istanbul this morning that they would not intervene in the park.Activists have been protesting against the construction…

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