VIDEO: Turkish Police Use Tear Gas and Rubber Bullets to Disperse Gay Pride Parade in Istanbul
Gay Pride parades and celebrations took place in several international cities today including Istanbul.
Turkish police disperse banned LGBT march with tear gas: Activists gathered in Istanbul to promote rights for gay and transgender people. https://t.co/RbwTNlYZvL #International pic.twitter.com/Un4kyNLbtK
— Patrick (@cahulaan) July 1, 2019
Turkish police broke up the Gay Pride celebration in Istanbul with rubber bullets and tear gas.
This was Istanbul’s 17th gay pride march. The pride events were banned by government for the fifth year in a row.
— Dane B. McFadhen (@DaneMcFadhen) July 1, 2019
Police have reportedly started using teargas & plastic bullets against hundreds who had gathered for #istanbulPride. Footage taken by @aforgutu an before the violence. #Pride #pride2019 #HerYürüyüşümüzOnurYürüyüşü pic.twitter.com/4aQJeXkAst
— amnestypress (@amnestypress) June 30, 2019