WATCH LIVE: Turkish Protesters Clash With Riot-Police In Istanbul’s Taksim Square

Riot-police are using tear gas and water cannons against thousands of anti-government protesters in Istanbul’s Taksim Square. Demonstrations intensified throughout the day Tuesday, continuing into the evening. Protesters have been demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan for what they are calling his “authoritarian” policies.

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