Turkish police fire tear gas to disperse crowd at Istanbul Pride march, after manifestation was banned over ‘public morality,’ COVID concerns

Protesters run to avoid tear gas, fired by police in order to disperse the crowds in central Istanbul, Saturday, June 26, 2021. Police used tear gas to disperse the crowds and detained some dozens of LGTBI protesters as hundreds defied a ban and tried to stage a gay pride event. (Emrah Gurel/AP Photo)

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