Police used water cannon and tear gas in Istanbul on March 12 to disperse protests. Crowds had taken to the streets on the day of the funeral of Berkin Elvan, a teenage boy shot with a tear gas

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Police used water cannon and tear gas in Istanbul on March 12 to disperse protests. Crowds had taken to the streets on the day of the funeral of Berkin Elvan, a teenage boy shot with a tear gas canister during the 2013 Gezi Park protests. He died on March 11 after a nine-month stay in an intensive care unit at İstanbul’s Okmeydanı Hospital. Footage shows a vehicle spraying a crowd with a high-pressure jet of liquid, and police advancing. Credit: YouTube/Gönüllü Gazeteciler Ağı

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