Last night, several demonstrations across Turkey were held to to commemorate Ahmet Atakan – a METU Resistance protestor who died on Monday night. Police response came in the form of tear gas and water cannons.
Several journalists were subjected to police violence in Ahmet Atakan protests across Turkey last night. At least 8 journalist were reportedly injured. Various journalist associations in Turkey protested.
Tensions climbed in the southern province of Hatay as police attacked those who attended Ahmet Atakan?s funeral and left Aycan Karaalioğlu severely injured. Police violence spread across Turkey, especially in Mersin, Antalya, Çanakkale, Ankara and Izmir.