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In the midst of a media blackout during the protests in Turkey, disturbing video has surfaced of a government water cannon tank intentionally mowing down crowds of protesters.
By JG Vibes
June 2, 2013
(Update: upon further review the two videos we have found show two different circumstances of this occurring, they are taken from two different events, they are not different angles of the same event)
They gathered and marched. Police chased them with pepper spray and tear gas and drove their tanks over people who offered the police food in return. Two young people were run over by the tanks and were killed. Another young woman, a friend of mine, was hit in the head by one of the incoming tear gas canisters. The police were shooting them straight into the crowd. After a three hour operation she is still in Intensive Care Unit and in very critical condition. As I write this we don’t know if she is going to make it.
In researching to confirm this specific event we found very disturbing footage showing that this kind of horror certainly is taking place on the streets of Istanbul:
This situation is developing and we will continue to bring up to date information as it becomes available.
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J.G. Vibes is the author of an 87 chapter counter-culture textbook called Alchemy of the Modern Renaissance, a staff writer, reporter for dev-test.intellihub.com and Executive Producer of the Bob Tuskin Radio Show. You can keep up with his work, which includes free podcasts, free e-books & free audiobooks at his website www.aotmr.com