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A Turkish couple moments after being doused by water cannons, Istanbul, Turkey, 2013

"The woman in red" pepper sprayed - Ceyda Sungur, an academic at Istanbul's university stood defiantly in Taksim Square, centre of the uprising in Turkey this year (2013). She is one of the so-called "extremists" who government are blaming for the demonstrations. This incident many cite as the spur for activists to take to the streets en masse in support of what had been up till then a small demonstration.

'Woman In Red' Becomes Iconic Image For Turkey Activists

A Turkish riot policeman uses tear gas as people protest against the destruction of trees in a park brought about by a pedestrian project, in Taksim Square in central Istanbul May REUTERS/Osman Orsal

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