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Following the death of a protester last night in Antakya, protest marches were called for tonight in Istanbul and Ankara.

Large numbers of police and pressurized water cannons have been mobilized and the Taksim/Gezi Park area and other areas in Istanbul and Ankara have been closed off by the police in preparation.

There are large protests going on in Antakya now.

It is 6:45pm in Turkey now.

This is a live feed of the protests:

http://webtv.hurriyet.com.tr/...

7:00pm - Clashes between police and protesters have begun in the Taksim area of Istanbul, The police are using tear gas and some sort of paint ball guns. This is the first time I have seen the police use these.

10:10pm - These are some photographs of what has happened in Istanbul today and tonight:

http://fotogaleri.hurriyet.com.tr/...

These are some photographs of the main protest in the center of Ankara tonight before the police broke it up:

http://fotogaleri.hurriyet.com.tr/...

Originally posted to InAntalya on Tue Sep 10, 2013 at 08:50 AM PDT.

Also republished by More and Better Democracies.

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