Turkish Women Protest

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01 Jun 2013 09:00

Women of all ages took on the streets of Ankara to protest the authoritarian rule of PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Many said they feel safe and empowered during this time of unrest in Turkey's capital city. They protest for the notion of "freedom", which has become threatened under PM Erdoğan's 10 year, pro- Islamic rule. Ankara, Turkey. June 2013.

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Turkish Women Protest (1 of 15)
Ankara, Turkey
By Amy Hume
01 Jun 2013

Young woman holds the Turkish flag during a protest. Women of all ages took on the streets of Ankara to protest the authoritarian rule of PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Many said they feel safe and empowered during this time of unrest in Turkey's capital city. They protest for the notion of "freedom", which has become threatened under PM Erdoğan's 10 year, pro- Islamic rule. Ankara, Turkey. June 2013.

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Turkish Women Protest (2 of 15)
Ankara, Turkey
By Amy Hume
01 Jun 2013

A woman walks away from tear gas during protests. Women of all ages took on the streets of Ankara to protest the authoritarian rule of PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Many said they feel safe and empowered during this time of unrest in Turkey's capital city. They protest for the notion of "freedom", which has become threatened under PM Erdoğan's 10 year, pro- Islamic rule. Ankara, Turkey. June 2013.

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Turkish Women Protest (3 of 15)
Ankara, Turkey
By Amy Hume
01 Jun 2013

A woman holds a sign that says, "Tayyip, Mevlana saw you and said don't come", referring to the Sufi poet Mevlana Rumi. Women of all ages took on the streets of Ankara to protest the authoritarian rule of PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Many said they feel safe and empowered during this time of unrest in Turkey's capital city. They protest for the notion of "freedom", which has become threatened under PM Erdoğan's 10 year, pro- Islamic rule. Ankara, Turkey. June 2013.

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Turkish Women Protest (4 of 15)
Ankara, Turkey
By Amy Hume
01 Jun 2013

A woman chants anti-government slogans during a protest. Women of all ages took on the streets of Ankara to protest the authoritarian rule of PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Many said they feel safe and empowered during this time of unrest in Turkey's capital city. They protest for the notion of "freedom", which has become threatened under PM Erdoğan's 10 year, pro- Islamic rule. Ankara, Turkey. June 2013.

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Turkish Women Protest (5 of 15)
Ankara, Turkey
By Amy Hume
01 Jun 2013

A woman urges men not to throw rocks at the police, saying it would give the police a reason to fire tear gas at them. Women of all ages took on the streets of Ankara to protest the authoritarian rule of PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Many said they feel safe and empowered during this time of unrest in Turkey's capital city. They protest for the notion of "freedom", which has become threatened under PM Erdoğan's 10 year, pro- Islamic rule. Ankara, Turkey. June 2013.

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Turkish Women Protest (6 of 15)
Ankara, Turkey
By Amy Hume
01 Jun 2013

Women provide antacids to civilians who were attacked with tear gas. Women of all ages took on the streets of Ankara to protest the authoritarian rule of PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Many said they feel safe and empowered during this time of unrest in Turkey's capital city. They protest for the notion of "freedom", which has become threatened under PM Erdoğan's 10 year, pro- Islamic rule. Ankara, Turkey. June 2013.

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Turkish Women Protest (7 of 15)
Ankara, Turkey
By Amy Hume
01 Jun 2013

A woman wearing a mask holds up a sign during a demonstration. Women of all ages took on the streets of Ankara to protest the authoritarian rule of PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Many said they feel safe and empowered during this time of unrest in Turkey's capital city. They protest for the notion of "freedom", which has become threatened under PM Erdoğan's 10 year, pro- Islamic rule. Ankara, Turkey. June 2013.

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Turkish Women Protest (8 of 15)
Ankara, Turkey
By Amy Hume
01 Jun 2013

After helping create a fire to block traffic, a young woman faces police with defiance. Women of all ages took on the streets of Ankara to protest the authoritarian rule of PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Many said they feel safe and empowered during this time of unrest in Turkey's capital city. They protest for the notion of "freedom", which has become threatened under PM Erdoğan's 10 year, pro- Islamic rule. Ankara, Turkey. June 2013.

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Turkish Women Protest (9 of 15)
Ankara, Turkey
By Amy Hume
01 Jun 2013

A young woman holds an antacid that is used to counteract against tear gas. Women of all ages took on the streets of Ankara to protest the authoritarian rule of PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Many said they feel safe and empowered during this time of unrest in Turkey's capital city. They protest for the notion of "freedom", which has become threatened under PM Erdoğan's 10 year, pro- Islamic rule. Ankara, Turkey. June 2013.

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Turkish Women Protest (10 of 15)
Ankara, Turkey
By Amy Hume
01 Jun 2013

Protesters join together and make sure to protect themselves against tear gas attacks. Women of all ages took on the streets of Ankara to protest the authoritarian rule of PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Many said they feel safe and empowered during this time of unrest in Turkey's capital city. They protest for the notion of "freedom", which has become threatened under PM Erdoğan's 10 year, pro- Islamic rule. Ankara, Turkey. June 2013.

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Turkish Women Protest (11 of 15)
Ankara, Turkey
By Amy Hume
01 Jun 2013

A young women takes footage of citizens marching together during protests Women of all ages took on the streets of Ankara to protest the authoritarian rule of PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Many said they feel safe and empowered during this time of unrest in Turkey's capital city. They protest for the notion of "freedom", which has become threatened under PM Erdoğan's 10 year, pro- Islamic rule. Ankara, Turkey. June 2013.

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Turkish Women Protest (12 of 15)
Ankara, Turkey
By Amy Hume
01 Jun 2013

A group of men help a women retrieve a flag from a fountain in Kizilay. Women of all ages took on the streets of Ankara to protest the authoritarian rule of PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Many said they feel safe and empowered during this time of unrest in Turkey's capital city. They protest for the notion of "freedom", which has become threatened under PM Erdoğan's 10 year, pro- Islamic rule. Ankara, Turkey. June 2013.

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Turkish Women Protest (13 of 15)
Ankara, Turkey
By Amy Hume
01 Jun 2013

Rioters wear protection to avoid being intoxicated by tear gas. Women of all ages took on the streets of Ankara to protest the authoritarian rule of PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Many said they feel safe and empowered during this time of unrest in Turkey's capital city. They protest for the notion of "freedom", which has become threatened under PM Erdoğan's 10 year, pro- Islamic rule. Ankara, Turkey. June 2013.

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Turkish Women Protest (14 of 15)
Ankara, Turkey
By Amy Hume
01 Jun 2013

A woman sells Turkish flags and V for Vendetta masks near Kuğulu Park.
Women of all ages took on the streets of Ankara to protest the authoritarian rule of PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Many said they feel safe and empowered during this time of unrest in Turkey's capital city. They protest for the notion of "freedom", which has become threatened under PM Erdoğan's 10 year, pro- Islamic rule. Ankara, Turkey. June 2013.

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Turkish Women Protest (15 of 15)
Ankara, Turkey
By Amy Hume
01 Jun 2013

Girls wear masks to avoid being intoxicated from tear gas. Women of all ages took on the streets of Ankara to protest the authoritarian rule of PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Many said they feel safe and empowered during this time of unrest in Turkey's capital city. They protest for the notion of "freedom", which has become threatened under PM Erdoğan's 10 year, pro- Islamic rule. Ankara, Turkey. June 2013.