Istanbul violence as women defy rally ban

Video. Istanbul violence as women defy rally ban

Females in Turkey defied an official ban to mark International Women’s Day in Istanbul.

Females in Turkey defied an official ban to mark International Women’s Day in Istanbul.

The rally, ahead of the awareness day on Tuesday, March 8, descended into violence after the women ignored a ban by the governor of Istanbul.

Throngs of women could be seen running from police, who fired rubber bullets into the crowd, reported Reuters.

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