#OccupyTurkey Accessing Twitter in Istanbul seems to be impossible at the moment. Here is another roundup:

But we do not know the reason yet…- UPDATE- it is back. it was a worldwide problem,it seems…

Media watchdog warns Halk TV over humiliating PM

Turkey?s media watchdog has issued a warning to Halk TV due to a video clip which it deemed to be…

Turkey protests unite a colourful coalition of anger against Erdogan

Be they lecturers or street vendors, Turkish nationalist or Kurdish separatist, the Taksim Square protests have brought together Istanbul’s disparate groups … but for how long?


Turkey protests continue as US voices concern about police use of force

Following fifth day of demonstrations, Turkish PM lashes out at critics and John Kerry calls for restraint

The US has called for an investigation into the political violence in Turkey and urged restraint on all sides following the fifth day of escalating nationwide protests against the rule of the prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Anonymous Supports Gezi Resistance

Anonymous carried a series of cyber attacks on government-related websites today after releasing a video supporting Taksim Gezi Park resistance. Collaborating with Turkey?s Redhack, Anonymous also temporarily restricted the access to official websites of Presidency, AKP and Istanbul Police Headquarters.
Turkish PM repeats accusations against opposition and ‘extreme groups’ over Taksim protests

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan reiterated today his accusations against Turkey’s.
Turkish president invites deputy prime minister to discuss unrest

President Abdullah Gül has invited Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç to the presidential..
Turkey’s Violent Protests Explained: Not Economic, But Cultural As Erdogan Grips To Power

Violence in Turkey has rapidly escalated as more than ten thousand people gathered in Istanbul and around the country to protest what they see as Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan?s increasingly authoritarian rule over the weekend. The conflict, which was met with further provocation from Erdogan, sent Turkish stocks tanking more than 10%, along with the lira which hit 17-months lows; Turkish .
Turkish protesters could temper hubris of an increasingly imperious Erdogan

Bar owners, medics, journalists, secularists and religious minorities have become cowed by climate of fear in Turkey

The morning after the night before, Sabah had a curious front page. The daily newspaper, which supports the Justice and Development party of Turkey’s prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, showed the leader being rewarded for trying to stamp out smoking ? alongside President Abdullah Gül being presented with a horse in Turkmenistan.


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