After more than an hour of skirmishes between police and demonstrators, calm returned to Istiklal Street. The heavy police presence continued to block pedestrians from entering Taksim Square.
Police barricade Istanbul's main square
Demonstrations called 'illegal' by government
Published On: Jul 06 2013 11:46:12 AM CDT Updated On: Jul 06 2013 06:18:07 PM CDT