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    Posted May 1, 2014 by
    gorkemkeser
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    May Day, 2014 İstanbul

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     gorkemkeser photographed protesters in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 1 for May Day, also known as International Worker's Day. He says protests took place during a day that is supposed to be celebratory because laborers were not allowed to celebrate May Day in Taksim Avenue. Protesters also clashed with police that day, he explained. He says Taksim Avenue is a symbolic place for workers because that is where activists and workers have gathered in the past.
    - Jareen, CNN iReport producer

    Photographer: Görkem Keser/Koda Collective

     

    Goverment  Authorities has restricted Labour Day celebrations in Taksim.  Protestors and police forces have clashed in streets of Istanbul.  According to national agencies, over 100 people injured and took under  considiretion.

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