Doctors, football fans detained in Istanbul protests
Doctors and supporters of the Beşiktaş football team are being detained by the police for supporting the ongoing Gezi Park protests in Istanbul. DHA photo
Doctors and supporters of the Beşiktaş football team are being detained by the police for supporting the ongoing Gezi Park protests in Istanbul.
The police detained doctors in their white coats inside the Ramada Hotel, where they were treating the injured protesters, late June 15, after the police started another crackdown against the Gezi Park protesters and cleared the tents from the park.
Members of Çarşı, the hardcore fans of Istanbul’s Beşiktaş club, have also been detained in their homes, according to daily Hürriyet.
Cem Yakışkan, a founding member of the Çarşı supporter group, and Erol Özil, who wrote placards for Çarşı, were detained in their homes this morning. The police raided and searched their homes before detaining Özil and Yakışkan. More detainments have also been reported, according to media reports.