Photos and text by Yotam Ronen/Activestills.org
Turkey’s capital, Ankara, last night saw a rise in the numbers of participants in the anti-government demonstrations that erupted across the country over the past week. Around 1,000 people participated in Monday’s demo in Kizliay, the capital’s main square, while approximately 8,000 joined Tuesday night’s protest, as workers unions called their members to hold a strike and join demonstrations. Despite the size of the demonstration, both protesters and the police worked to prevent violence.
Today (Wednesday), the capital is expected to see even larger protests, according to local activists and journalists.
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