Anti-government protesters are continuing to gather in Istanbul's Taksim Square despite efforts to disperse them
Earlier today, teargas and water cannon were used to clear the area but demonstrators keep on returning.
Riot police are standing guard as a clean-up operation of the area continues through the night.
Anti-government protesters and police have been fighting a running battle for control of Istanbul's Taksim Square on an 11th day of clashes.
"We'll never forget what we have seen in the past few days. People bleeding on the street from rubber bullets and nurses beaten by police."