Turkey Protests On The Lighter Side: Protesters Share Positive Side Of Protest Using Vine [VIDEOS]

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A protester holds a Turkish national flag with the image of Ataturk, founder of modern Turkey, on it at Taksim Square in central Istanbul

The protesters in Turkey clashed with police over the weekend of June 1 amid controversy surrounding Gezi Park and the policies of Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan. While some of the protesting resulted in violence, other moments became cheerful, with plenty of chanting and dancing. Take a look at the lighter perspectives of the Turkey protests as filmed by users of the Vine social video clip app.

Protesters stockpile water at protest site.

Protestors gather with music in the background.

Protesters clap and dance to music.

Taksim Square birds-eye view of protesters.

Taksim Square at night with protesters and posters.

Protesters gather in a huddle, jumping and dancing.

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