Demonstrators march as they try to gather for a Pride parade, which was banned by local authorities, in central in Ankara, Turkey June 29, 2021.
REUTERS/Cagla GurdoganANKARA, June 29 (Reuters) - Turkish police detained at least 15 people at a small Pride march in the capital Ankara on Tuesday, Reuters footage showed, days after dozens were detained after authorities intervened with tear gas at a larger parade in Istanbul.
Video footage showed police officers dispersing those at the march, some of whom were waving rainbow flags, carrying banners and singing while walking through central streets.
On Saturday police in riot gear were among those intervening in central Istanbul, including pushing and dragging some people who had gathered for a Pride parade.
read moreTurkish authorities have repeatedly banned Pride events in recent years.
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