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Turkish police block streets, fire tear gas, arrest Pride march participants

Turkish police fired tear gas to disperse a crowd that gathered for a Pride parade in central Istanbul on Saturday. Several people were detained. Television footage showed police in riot gear pushing and dragging people, some waving rainbow flags as they assembled for the event in a side street off the city’s central Istiklal Avenue. […]

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Florida: Truck rams into pedestrians attending Pride parade, 1 dead

Two pedestrians at a Pride parade near Miami were hit by a truck, leaving one dead and the other injured, police said. “Both males were taken to Broward Health Medical Center, where one was pronounced deceased,” said Fort Lauderdale Police Department detective Ali Adamson at a press conference. The second victim is expected to survive. […]