Policymic – Taksim Square Protest: 11 Images From Turkey That Will Give You The Warm Fuzzies – 10 June 2013

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Taksim Square Protest 11 Images From Turkey That Will Give You the Warm Fuzzies

For over a week, Turkish protesters have responded to every instance of police violence with acts of kindness and community. Here are a few examples.

1. Many hotels, mosques, and businesses opened their doors to provide shelter and medical treatment to protesters.
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2. Protesters organized open yoga sessions in Gezi Park…
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3. …and a free library too.
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4. People have been collecting and distributing free food to protesters.
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5. Protesters have been cleaning every day.
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6. Communities organized lists of doctors, lawyers, and businesses volunteering to help protesters in need.
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The list also includes WiFi passwords for protesters to use, places to get gas masks, and more.

7. Football fans put aside passionate rivalries to protest together.
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Via: Twitter
8. People stopped to help strangers suffering the effects of tear gas…
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9. …and made sure the furry bystanders were okay, too.
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10. This veterinarian even set up a tent to treat wounded animals for free, 24 hours a day.
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11. This couple wouldn’t let a little tear gas get in the way of their wedding.
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