CHIPP 2013 General News Singles

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A protestor is hit by water sprayed from a water cannon during clashes in Taksim Square, Istanbul, Turkey, 11 June 2013. Police used water​ cannons and tear gas as they moved into Istanbul's Taksim Square, where two weeks of protests have been held, as some demonstrators threw rocks and M​olotov cocktails. Authorities used construction machinery to clear barricades erected by the protesters around the central square as police entered it​ for the first time since 01 June after a crackdown on the demonstratio

A protestor is hit by water sprayed from a water cannon during clashes in Taksim Square, Istanbul, Turkey, 11 June 2013. Police used water​ cannons and tear gas as they moved into Istanbul's Taksim Square, where two weeks of protests have been held, as some demonstrators threw rocks and M​olotov cocktails. Authorities used construction machinery to clear barricades erected by the protesters around the central square as police entered it​ for the first time since 01 June after a crackdown on the demonstrations drew international condemnation. EPA/KERIM OKTEN

China International Press Photo Contest (CHIPP) 2013

General News Singles

Photographer: Kerim Okten