Peace Activists Protest Military Parade… Get Beat Down

Lesson #1: Know your audience.

Riot police officers protect a detained protester from angry spectators during a military parade marking the 84th anniversary of Victory Day in Istanbul August 30, 2006. Protesters were demonstrating against Turkey’s possible deployment of troops to Lebanon. (REUTERS)


Riot police officers detain protesters holding a banner against Turkey’s possible deployment of troops to Lebanon during a military parade marking the 84th anniversary of Victory Day in Istanbul August 30, 2006. Banner reads ‘We will not become soldiers of Israel’. (REUTERS)


A Turkish policeman tries to protect a demonstrator being attacked after a protest in Istanbul. (AFP)

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