Raw Video: Istanbul Turkey Gay Pride Parade Disrupted as Police Fire Water Cannon

By | June 29, 2015

 Istanbul gay pride parade disrupted as police fire water cannon and rubber bullets Turkish police use water cannon and rubber bullets to disperse a crowd gathered in Istanbul on Sunday for the city’s annual gay pride parade. Witnesses say that the authorities told the attendees that they would not be allowed to march, and plain clothed officers can be seen detaining demonstrators. Although homosexuality is legal in Turkey and pride events have been held in the country before, activists say homophobia is still widespread

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