Turkey: Scuffles erupt at women's rally in Istanbul

Scuffles erupted between protesters taking part in a march on International Day of Elimination of Violence against Women and police in Istanbul on Monday. Police reportedly used teargas with women heard screaming and running away from the officers. Around 2,000 protesters flooded the Turkish capital with people seen carrying banners decrying violence against women, chanting slogans and dancing... Еще. «We are here to protest for the women who have been killed, violated, with their throats violently cut, put under the earth, all by men, we are here to uprise against them,» said one of the protesters, Aysenur Cengiz. International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women was established by the UN and is marked around the world annually on November 25.

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