Team work of united ultras set Taksim ‘on fire’

Team work of united ultras set Taksim ‘on fire’

 

Tens of thousands filled Taksim Square June 8 a week after the police’s withdrawal from Gezi Park to hold one of the biggest demonstrations since the beginning of the protests.

The ultras of two irreconcilable football clubs of Istanbul – Beşiktaş and Fenerbahçe – had called on supporters to join the demonstration and stood in the forefront of the massive protest. Fans of Galatasaray and other clubs have also joined them at the Taksim square, displaying flares like in the stadiums. The fans shouted “Everywhere is resistance” in unison in an unprecedented scene.