Special forces of Turkish police used tear gas to disperse a March of solidarity of women, held in Ankara. 15 participants of the demonstration dedicated to the International women’s day, was arrested.
The initiator of the manifestation was made by a non-governmental organization «Women’s platform, Ankara». The organizers of the March claim that such statements only make the movement stronger female solidarity.
At the same time in Istanbul held a demonstration against the operation being conducted by the Turkish army in Syria. It was attended by about 1,500 women, who accused the government in killing civilians of a neighboring country.