Verzet tegen ‘modernisering’ Taksim-plein Istanbul

A man helps an injured woman as riot police use tear gas and pressurized water to disperse protesters staging a sit-in protest to try and prevent the demolition of trees at an Istanbul park, Turkey, Friday, May 31, 2013. A number of protesters were injured. Police moved in at dawn Friday to disperse the crowd on the fourth day of the protest against a contentious government plan to revamp Istanbul’s main square, Taksim. The protesters are demanding that the square’s park, Gezi, is protected. (AP Photo)