Police disperse over 1,000 protesters in Istanbul

Feb 23, 2014    

Istanbul, Feb 23 (IANS) Turkish riot police Saturday evening dispersed more than 1,000 protesters in Istanbul against new internet censorship law.The demonstrators took to the streets in Istanbul to protest against Turkish President Abdullah Gul's approval of the new law tightening internet censorship, Xinhua reported.Backed up by armoured water cannon trucks, thousands of riot police were deployed around the Taksim Square.As the crowd marched to the square, police responded with water cannons, rubber bullets and tear gas, detaining some of the protesters.Earlier in February, Turkey's parliame...

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