Live TV from Istanbul

Live stream from Istanbul as night falls on 11 June, 2013.


Can’t find a way to embed Hurriyet TV’s live camera in Taksim Square, so here’s a clickable screen grab that’ll take you to their feed, as police fire lots and lots of tear gas at dusk in Istanbul. Hurriyet TV is owned by Dogan Group, which was assessed a huge fine in 2009 for tax evasion. Dogan called the fine politically motivated.

Turkish TV has been heavily criticized for lack of coverage of the protests. The night the protests began the CNN affiliate ran a documentary about penguins, which some protesters embraced as a symbol of their own:


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