Mothers of Gezi Park Sit-In Protesters Form Human Barricade to Keep Police Away

Taksim Square has become more crowded through the night and slogans have been chanted against the government, Al Jazeera’s Gunes Basat reports.

Mothers of the protestors camping at Gezi Park have formed a human barricade near the police forces on duty. They then walked hand in hand through the park and chanted slogans such as, “We gave birth to these children.”

At another part of the square, a large number of people listened to Sicilian musician┬áDavid Marcello’s┬ápiano recital.

Sicilian musician David Marcello gave a piano recital in Taksim Square [Photo: Elif Sudagezer/Al Jazeera]