Turkey: Tourists caught in the middle of Istanbul clashes

Posted on June 2, 2013 • Filed under: Civil Unrest, Tourist Warning, Tourists Injured

eTN received this letter from Jessica Stockwell a reader visiting Istanbul. A group of quietly dining tourist in a nearby restaurant in Taksim Square (me being one of them) were interrupted by save-the-trees activists running from police tear gassing the population in the area of Taksim Square, a commercial and transportation hub for the city of Istanbul. Read article

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