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last update: 8 October

This might the coolest action in protests. The protester throws a firework through a pipe to a police helicopter.


Protests continued today.

Police Force against IMF-WB Protestors – 200 People Arrested

“We have a bigger crowd” From today’s Milliyet

Turkish Police Fire Tear Gas on IMF Protesters

by By REUTERS
Police made about 100 arrests among the hundreds who are protesting of the the International Monetary Fund and World Bank, which are meeting in Istanbul.
Leftist protesters clash with Turkish riot police in central ...

Leftist protesters clash with Turkish riot police in central Istanbul October 6, 2009. Turkish police fired tear gas and used water cannon to disperse hundreds of people protesting against the International Monetary Fund and World Bank during their annual meetings in Istanbul on Tuesday.

REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Masked protesters attack a bank office as they demonstrate against ...

Masked protesters attack a bank office as they demonstrate against the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in downtown Istanbul, Turkey, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009. Turkish police fired warning shots into the air and used water cannons, tear gas and pepper spray on Tuesday to disperse hundreds of stone-throwing demonstrators.

(AP Photo/Ibrahim Usta)

Police battle anti-IMF protesters in Istanbul

Police have clashed with anti-capitalist protesters in Istanbul after using tear gas and water cannon to stop demonstrators marching to the congress centre housing the International Monetary Fund and World Bank annual meetings

Protests in Taksim, very close to meeting center:

Protesters block a road with a police cabin during clashes with ...

Protesters block a road with a police cabin during clashes with Turkish riot police in central Istanbul October

6, 2009. Turkish police fired tear gas and used water cannon to disperse hundreds of people protesting against the International Monetary Fund and World Bank during their annual meetings in Istanbul on Tuesday.

REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Source: edition.cnn.com
Police used pepper gas and water cannons to disperse crowds of demonstrators who took to the streets Tuesday to protest a meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

Turkey anti-IMF protest dispersed

Police in Turkey disperse protests against a meeting of the World Bank and the IMF with tear gas and water cannon.

A protester throws a stone during clashes with Turkish riot ...

A protester throws a stone during clashes with Turkish riot police in central Istanbul October 6, 2009. Turkish police fired tear gas and used water cannon to disperse hundreds of people protesting against the International Monetary Fund and World Bank during their annual meetings in Istanbul on Tuesday.

REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Protesters run during clashes with Turkish riot police in central ...

Protesters run during clashes with Turkish riot police in central Istanbul October 6, 2009. Turkish police fired tear gas and used water cannon to disperse hundreds of people protesting against the International Monetary Fund and World Bank during their annual meetings in Istanbul on Tuesday. Riot police armed with shields and firing gas canisters rushed to disperse protesters in Taksim square, only a few hundred metres (yards) from the IMF-World Bank meetings.

REUTERS/Osman Orsal

An activist offers a rose to a riot policeman during a demostration ...

An activist offers a rose to a riot policeman during a demostration against the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank in central Istanbul October 6, 2009. Turkish police fired tear gas and used water cannon to disperse hundreds of people protesting against the IMF and World Bank during their annual meetings in Istanbul on Tuesday.

REUTERS/Osman Orsa

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