Friday, May 2, 2014

Turkish Government Banned May Day, demonstrators challenge against government

Turkish Government have banned May Day. On Thursday thousands of protestors took in May Day Rallies in ISTANBUL. The protesters opposing to Police Officers, who protest bog down government in a corruption scandal and under suspicion of creeping authoritarianism in Turkey. Prime Minister Mr. Erdogan , who is holding his power last decade, has grown in a corruption scandal in a earlier months, who has descend his government into crisis. Mr. Erdogan challenged to the position of Prime Minister that rose anger against Erdogan.

To stop demonstrators Police fired Tear gas, water cannons and shut down bus and ferry lines in main streets to Taksim Square, because hundreds of protesters found to challenge a government ban on May Day celebrations in Taksim Square.

The Istanbul governor’s office said in a statement that approximately 40000 police officers gathered to stop the clash and More than 140 people were detained and 90 people, including 19 police officers, were injured in the main streets of central Istanbul.

May day is a International Worker’s day and usually a public holiday. The day include Dances, singing, and cake as part of the celebrations.

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