Justin Vela

Photos: One year since the Gaza flotilla incident…a demonstration organized by IHH in Istanbul…

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Thousands gathered in Istanbul's central Taksim Square on Monday May 30, 2011 to mark one year since the Gaza flotilla incident between Turkey and Israel.

Istanbul- Thousands turned out on Monday night for a demonstration organized by Turkish aid organization IHH to mark one year since the Gaza flotilla incident between Turkey and Israel.

IHH is preparing to again send the now infamous Mavi Marmara to Gaza in late June.

Here are some photos from last night, a preview to a longer photo-essay that will be published shortly.

Members of the Turkish aid organization IHH organized a demonstration on Monday May 30, 2011 in Istanbul to commemorate the one year anniversary of the Gaza flotilla incident.

Thousands gathered in Istanbul's central Taksim Square on Monday May 30, 2011 to mark one year since the Gaza flotilla incident between Turkey and Israel.

Thousands gathered in Istanbul's central Taksim Square on Monday May 30, 2011 to mark one year since the Gaza flotilla incident between Turkey and Israel.

Thousands gathered in Istanbul's central Taksim Square on Monday May 30, 2011 to mark one year since the Gaza flotilla incident between Turkey and Israel.

Thousands of Turks, including many families, gathered in Istanbul's central Taksim Square on Monday May 30, 2011 to mark one year since the Gaza flotilla incident between Turkey and Israel.

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Written by Justin Vela

May 31, 2011 at 8:07 am

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