Human chain formed by the protestors…
He is very probably an undercover…
Hundreds of police push past barricades in Istanbul’s Taksim Square and fire tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters
Before the police attack…
Turkish actor Memet Ali Alabora said he was being threatened by unknown people for.
Architects and Engineers Chambers Union of Turkey’s Chemical Engineers Chamber listed the hazardous effects of pepper gas, saying that pepper gas bombs and bullets used by police forces took part in chemical weapon category.
Les analystes qui estimaient que face à la vague de protestations qui s’est étendue en Turquie, il y a eu partage des tâches, entre Gül – le “pacificateur” et Erdogan le macho faisaient une erreur . Cela fait un bail que le chef d’Etat et de chef de gouvernement ne forment plus un tandem , mais sont devenus deux concurrents dans la course à la présidentielle.
Ankara Police Headquarters did not submit the name of the policeman who shot Ethem Sarısülük (27) to the prosecutor. “If that policeman is not prosecuted, similar incident are likely to reoccur,” advocate Bayraktar said.
It is indubitable that the recent protests are redefining Turkey’s democratic culture. But what consequences will they have on the historic ongoing Kurdish peace process?
A protester rests after a tear gas charge by the police. Demotix/Ibrahim Attar. All rights
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is to meet the organisers of ongoing protests against his government on Wednesday, his deputy says.
PM attacks not just the demonstrators who have occupied Istanbul’s central Taksim Square, but also what he calls the interest rate lobby
Protests that rocked Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir, have become a daily event and the stand-off with the government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan continues
A bagpipe squeals over Taksim Square as a ring of demonstrators dances merrily around.
It is beautiful when police is not around..
Turkey’s prime minister was once championed for implementing democratic reform, but critics accuse him of losing touch.
TAKSİM GEZİ PARK
RESISITANCE SPEAK UP: REASONS & DEMANDS
This text is written with efforts that aim to detect the reasons and demands of many different people who have gathered in the common ground to give a support to the Taksim Gezi Park Resistance. As a method, the aim of close-knit (face-to-face) working have been explained to the people from many different aspects that came together to resist in the common ground. It was asked them to write down their reasons and demands for resistance. Later on writings of these people were put together. Among those, the ones that consist of humiliating statements were eliminated therefore not stated.
Dangerous Minds has a good collection of street art photos from the ongoing uprising in Turkey.
Care for a side of red hot chili peppers and ironic social commentary with your protests? The photo that went viral this week of a policeman pepper-spraying a young woman in a red dress in Istanbul inspired a response from an unlikely place: the food section,
Fork & Cork, of the Hurriyet Daily News.
Some of the banners read “we are not a political party, we are the people”, “we claim religion without AKP, Atatürk without CHP, motherland without MHP, Kurdish rights without BDP, we are the people”