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Monday, August 5, 2013

Photos of the Day: August 5, 2013

Protesters clash with riot and paramilitary polices as they fire tear gas and use water cannons to disperse them outside the Silivri jail complex in Silivri, Turkey, Monday, Aug. 5, 2013. Some 275 people - including military officers, politicians and journalists - are facing verdicts in a landmark and divisive trial in Turkey over an alleged conspiracy to overthrow the government. The court has acquitted 21 people accused of plotting to overthrow the Islamist-rooted government in the five-year "Ergenekon" trial and sentenced of up to 47 years or life terms in jails some of the other 254 defendants.