[JURIST] Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] called on Turkish police Sunday to use non-violent tactics with civilians [statement] protesting the renovation of a rare public green space in Istanbul. Police forces dispersed peaceful protests with tear gas, water canons and plastic bullets, triggering wider public protests across the country. The historic park has symbolic meaning to minority political parties, many of which claim that this was the first step in an unpopular regime plan to build over the park...

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