Revolutionary unions like DISK, revolutionary parties, serveral autonomous groups and individuals managed to go to Taksim-place. Police reacted brutal, pepper-sprayed the masses and captured 580. At least 4 were severly hurt.
- Nevertheless 3000 protesters entered the place.
- Another 1000 people started to streetfight with police in Istiklal street.
- In Okmeydani, part of Istanbul, 1000 people built barricades against police and tried as well to enter Taksim-place. Although police shot with rubber bullets, police did have to return and lost this fight.
- Whole parts of Istanbul were full with teargas and fightings. police even used police-tanks to get in control of the situation.
- Up to now it is unknown where the caputured people are brought to by police.