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Sat May 1, 2021, 08:30 AM

Turkish Police Detain Hundreds at Lockdown May Day Marches

Source: Reuters

Turkish police detained 212 demonstrators after scuffles broke out at May Day marches on Saturday amid a coronavirus-related curfew, according to the Istanbul governor's office and Reuters witnesses.

Riot police and plainclothes officers jostled with union leaders and other demonstrators and threw some to the ground before detaining dozens of them near Istanbul's Taksim Square, Reuters video and images showed.

Read more: https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2021-05-01/turkish-police-detain-hundreds-at-lockdown-may-day-marches

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