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Protesters hold posters with images of the victims of the last year's protests as riot police use water cannons and teargas to disperse thousands of people trying to reach the city's main Taksim Square to celebrate May Day in Istanbul, Turkey, Thursday, May 1, 2014. Clashes erupted between May Day demonstrators and riot police as crowds determined to defy a government ban tried to march to the city's iconic Taksim Square. Security forces pushed back demonstrators with water cannons and tear gas.

Emrah Gurel / AP

Protesters hold posters with images of the victims of the last year's protests as riot police use water cannons and teargas to disperse thousands of people trying to reach the city's main Taksim Square to celebrate May Day in Istanbul, Turkey, Thursday, May 1, 2014. Clashes erupted between May Day demonstrators and riot police as crowds determined to defy a government ban tried to march to the city's iconic Taksim Square. Security forces pushed back demonstrators with water cannons and tear gas.