Turkey Protest Ratchets Up: June 11, in Photos
Turkey Protest Ratchets Up: June 11, in Photos
Taksim Square is flooded by tear gas as clashes between protesters and riot police continue into the night in Istanbul Tuesday, June 11, 2013. Hundreds of police in riot gear forced through barricades in the square early Tuesday, pushing many of the protesters who had occupied the square for more than a week into a nearby park. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

Taksim Square is flooded by tear gas as clashes between protesters and riot police continue into the night in Istanbul Tuesday, June 11, 2013. Hundreds of police in riot gear forced through barricades in the square early Tuesday, pushing many of the protesters who had occupied the square for more than a week into a nearby park. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

Protesters run to avoid the tear gas as others set fire a barricade during clashes at the Taksim Square in Istanbul on Tuesday, June 11, 2013. Riot police are re-entering Istanbul’s Taksim Square after defiant protesters swarmed back in by the thousands. Massive plumes of tear gas billowed upward, and police fired water cannons Tuesday night. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

Protesters run to avoid the tear gas as others set fire a barricade during clashes at the Taksim Square in Istanbul on Tuesday, June 11, 2013. Riot police are re-entering Istanbul’s Taksim Square after defiant protesters swarmed back in by the thousands. Massive plumes of tear gas billowed upward, and police fired water cannons Tuesday night. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

A protester holding a slingshot runs past burning construction vehicles during clashes at the Taksim Square in Istanbul Tuesday, June 11, 2013. Some hundreds of police in riot gear forced their way through barricades in the square early Tuesday, pushing many of the protesters who had occupied the square for more than a week into a nearby park. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

A protester holding a slingshot runs past burning construction vehicles during clashes at the Taksim Square in Istanbul Tuesday, June 11, 2013. Some hundreds of police in riot gear forced their way through barricades in the square early Tuesday, pushing many of the protesters who had occupied the square for more than a week into a nearby park. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

Turkish riot police fire tear gas during clashes at the Taksim Square in Istanbul Tuesday, June 11, 2013. Some hundreds of police in riot gear forced their way through barricades in the square early Tuesday, pushing many of the protesters who had occupied the square for more than a week into a nearby park. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

Turkish riot police fire tear gas during clashes at the Taksim Square in Istanbul Tuesday, June 11, 2013. Some hundreds of police in riot gear forced their way through barricades in the square early Tuesday, pushing many of the protesters who had occupied the square for more than a week into a nearby park. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

Protesters clash with riot police at Taksim square in Istanbul on June 11, 2013. Riot police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to clear protesters from an Istanbul square on June 11 as Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned he would show 'no more tolerance' for the unrelenting mass demonstrations against his Islamic-rooted government. (Aris Messinis/AFP/Getty Images)

Protesters clash with riot police at Taksim square in Istanbul on June 11, 2013. Riot police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to clear protesters from an Istanbul square on June 11 as Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned he would show 'no more tolerance' for the unrelenting mass demonstrations against his Islamic-rooted government. (Aris Messinis/AFP/Getty Images)

Protesters clash with riot police at Taksim square in Istanbul on June 11, 2013. Riot police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to clear protesters from an Istanbul square on June 11 as Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned he would show 'no more tolerance' for the unrelenting mass demonstrations against his Islamic-rooted government. Hundreds of police stormed the city's Taksim Square, the epicenter of nearly two weeks of unrest, in the early morning and brought bulldozers to clear the makeshift barriers erected by demonstrators after police pulled out of the area on June 1. (Aris Messinis/AFP/Getty Images)

Protesters clash with riot police at Taksim square in Istanbul on June 11, 2013. Riot police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to clear protesters from an Istanbul square on June 11 as Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned he would show 'no more tolerance' for the unrelenting mass demonstrations against his Islamic-rooted government. Hundreds of police stormed the city's Taksim Square, the epicenter of nearly two weeks of unrest, in the early morning and brought bulldozers to clear the makeshift barriers erected by demonstrators after police pulled out of the area on June 1. (Aris Messinis/AFP/Getty Images)

People try to put out a fire as riot police fire tear gas to disperse the crowd during a demonstration near Taksim Square on June 11, 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Lam Yik Fei/Getty Images)

People try to put out a fire as riot police fire tear gas to disperse the crowd during a demonstration near Taksim Square on June 11, 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Lam Yik Fei/Getty Images)

Photos of the clashes in Istanbul, Turkey, where protesters and police have battled all day on June 11, after about a week of occupation of Taksim Square by protesters. 

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