police shot ended in Istanbul, a Demonstration for the rights of women - according to media reports, with tear gas and rubber. It had never happened even during the state of emergency in Turkey.
The evening begins with a peaceful and cheerful. Thousands of women in purple attire, the color of the women's movement, flows in the direction of the city centre. However, a skewer begins in front of the Taksim square rod running through police cordons.
women are not only individually to the March on the big shopping street, some of the men. The police are trying to participants reject. Within the Fence, the women, chanting slogans for their rights and for freedom.
police are urging women
"We women have a lot of demands, because many of our rights, threaten us, and robbed us also of what. We want to make it clear, that we us of our rights for which they did not take. And we try to raise our voice against murders of Women. We want to loudly protest against sexual harassment and rape. The streets belong to us, even at night. We want cities where the women are safe and can move freely."
The everything a Participant says under the eyes of a large contingent of police in full gear. Some of the officials are friendly, encouraging women to demonstrate for their rights.
Others are rude in tone: "the police told us that we must not continue to demonstrate, have refused the women to withdraw. They pressed against the barricades of the police. The police pushed them back," says Feride Eralp, one of the organisers of the Demonstration. "The women, however, have not stopped fighting for her life and to demonstrate for their rights on the streets."
Many Thousands of women who participate in the Demonstration on international women's day in Istanbul, the police.
Zum 17. Time you go to the international women's day in Istanbul on the street. A approval, you have got still never told the young woman self-conscious. Not even in a state of emergency last year, there were problems.
Eralp does not understand why it escalated this year: "they have used tear gas and rubber bullets to tens of thousands of women to push back. Not only is the main shopping street here was full of women, but also to the Taksim square, because the police has not allowed us to demonstrate.""We do not accept this prohibition,"
Also in the side streets of the Protest of the women. Videos on the net showing how the police uses tear gas or pepper spray against participants. She coughs and wipes to keep in front of his face.
large-scale demonstrations in Turkey these days. Supposedly, it is late in the evening, had forbidden the police to the Istanbul night March of the women a few hours before.
"We are not, and also no other restriction on where you want to tell us, accept this prohibition, what can we do and what is not," says Eralp. "Our uprising for women's rights will continue."
Till late in the night one hears on the streets the slogans of the women and the police. In the network, many will ask: Why? Why does the Turkish state threatened by women who demonstrate peacefully for their rights?
police's counter-Demo to the world women's day in Istanbul
Karin Senz, ARD Istanbul
09.03.2019 00:42 PM
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