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From Taksim protests to Women in Black: A week in photos - June 7 - June 12

This week: anti-government protesters continue to clash with riot police in Gezi Park near Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey, Israeli police arrest social protesters in Jerusalem and the Angry Grandmothers make a (singing) return to mark the 46th anniversary of the Israeli occupation.

A demonstrator catches on fire from a molotov cocktail intended for the police, during Turkey’s riot police raid on Taksim Square, Istanbul, June 11, 2013. Photo by: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org

 

Activists raise an Ataturk flag in Taksim Square, Istanbul, June 9, 2013. Photo by: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org

 

Anti government protesters stand on a burnt car during clashes between protesters and Turkish police, Gezi Park, June 12, 2013.
Photo by: Oren Ziv/ Actviestills.org

 

Anti-government protesters take cover as the police uses a water canon during the eviction of Taksim Square, June 11, 2013.
Photo by: Oren Ziv/ Activestills.org

 

Anti-government protesters take part in a demonstration in the Gazi district of Istanbul, June 10, 2013. Over the last days, protests have spread around Turkey, with local residents of Gazi district, a working class area of mostly Kurds and Alawites, starting to organize daily demos. Photo by: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org

 

An anti-government protestor takes cover from tear gas and water canon during clashes in Taksim Square, June 11, 2013.
Photo by: Oren Ziv/ Activestills.org

 

Anti-government protesters sleep inside a destroyed bus painted in turquoise, in Gezi Park, Takism Square, Istanbul, June 10, 2013.
Photo by: Oren Ziv/ Activestills.org

 

Activists sleeping at the entrance to Intercontinental Hotel near Gezi Park, during the early morning, Istanbul, June 8, 2013.
Photo by:Yotam Ronen/Activestills.org

 

Youth making a fire in the early hours of the morning in Gezi park next to Taksim Square, Istanbul, June 8, 2013.
Photo by:Yotam Ronen/Activestills.org

 

Youth making a fire in the early hours of the morning in Gezi park next to Taksim Square, Istanbul, June 8, 2013. Photo by: Yotam Ronen/Activestills.org

 

An anti-government protester jumps over a fire during a protest in the Gazi district of Istanbul, June 10, 2013. 
Photo by: Oren Ziv/ Activestills.org

 

Activists play football in Taksim Square, June 7, 2013. Photo by: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org

 

Activists sit in a police car after being arrested during a protest for social justice, Jerusalem, 8 June 2013.
Photo by guest photographer: Tali Mayer/Activestills.org

 

“The Angry Grandmothers” perform a song against the Israeli occupation during a protest vigil by the “Women in Black” in central Tel Aviv. In the background people are marching in the Tel Aviv Pride Parade, June 7, 2013.
Photo by: Keren Manor/Activestills.org

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