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Last night was one of the worst nights. Erdoğan’s police forces brutally attacked crowds in Taksim Square. However, there are still citizens in the Gezi Park who refuse to leave. In the mean time, the government seems to be increasing psychological warfare over civic resistance….

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Turkey?s ?occupied? Taksim starts calm new day

Istanbul?s Taksim Square and Gezi Park started a calm rainy day after last night?s fierce.

Amnesty Turkey’s meeting with Istanbul governor ends in ?disappointment?

The meeting of Amnesty International Turkey officials with Istanbul Gov. Hüseyin Avni Mutlu.

Turkish prime minister to meet 11-member delegation on Gezi Park protests

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is scheduled to meet with a group of 11 people.

Leaders? summit over Gezi protests not necessary, Turkish President Gül says

Turkish President Abdullah Gül dismissed necessity for a leaders? summit over the ongoing

Ak Hack’ sözcüsü Erdoğan, Leman’ın kapağında ulusa sesleniyor

Gezi Parkı eylemlerinde öne çıkanlar, haftalık mizah dergisinin kapağına taşındı

German FM calls on Turkish PM to ‘de-escalate’ tensions in country

The Turkish government is sending the wrong signal at home and abroad with its.



Recep Tayyip Erdoğan warned them there was a limit to his patience. Apparently, for the Turkish prime minister, that was 12 days. Tuesday morning riot police, armored personnel vehicles, and bulldozers stormed Taksim Square, firing tear gas, water cannons, and rubber bullets at the protesters who had occupied the central Istanbul square for more than a week. People fled, many taking cover in nearby Gezi Park, while police tore down the banners, posters, and temporary shelters they had made.

White House says concerned about events in Turkey

The White House said it was concerned by attempts in Turkey.

From Trafalgar to Taksim, the politics of the square puts the wind up power | Simon Jenkins

Forget Field Marshal Twitter. What scares rulers like Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdoğan are the street’s wild squadrons

Why does power hate a city square? A square fields no army, commands no votes, has nowhere to go. It is just a space. Yet it is space that invites occupation, an occupation hostile to power. Hence Turkey’s president felt obliged yesterday to “recapture” Taksim Square in Istanbul. It had become an alternative seat of legitimacy, a place of defiance, an ugly gesture at his majesty. It took tanks, guns, gas and bulldozers, but cleared it had to be


Main opposition leader makes midnight call to president over Gezi Park protests

The leader of the main opposition Republican People?s Party (CHP), Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu


Turkish police and protesters battle for control of Taksim Square

Teargas and water cannon deployed hours after prime minister demands an end to 10 days of demonstrations

Turkish riot police using teargas and water cannon battled protesters for control of Taksim Square in Istanbul on Tuesday night, hours after the prime minister, Tayyip Erdogan, demanded an immediate end to 10 days of demonstrations.


Why is the premier so aggressive?

The ruling Justice and development Party (AKP) of Turkey is perhaps the one and only in the world over

Main opposition leader calls PM ?main provocateur?

Republican People?s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu suggested that Prime Minister Recep.

Nationalist party leader warns PM not to polarize society

Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) head Devlet Bahçeli urged the Prime Minister Recep..

Turkey?s Freedom Summer

On the first day of summer in 1964, three young activists piled into a blue station wagon in Meridian

Gezi Park: A disclosed plot against Erdoğan

Let?s, for a moment, accept that the Gezi Park protests have nothing to do with the democratic demands

As it gets harder to predict Erdoğan

Not more than 12 hours after Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç announced following a long Cabinet meeting.

Ruling AKP spokesperson condemns CNN and BBC reporting of Gezi Park protests

Ruling AKP spokesperson Hüseyin Çelik has condemned the coverage of CNN and BBC about the protests that have entered their third week in Turkey

Turquie : pourquoi les femmes se dressent contre Erdogan

Le Figaro (France) no. 21415, mardi 11 juin 2013, p. 1 Une Les Turques condamnent la politique ultraconservatrice du premier ministre à l?égard des femmes. p. 6 La révolte des femmes turques de Taksim Laure Marchand, Istanbul À l?image de la « fille en rouge » gazée par la police, des manifestantes descendent dans l

En Turquie, la révolte des élites cultivées

Le Temps (Suisse) mardi 11 juin 2013                 Deutsch  English  Español Ian Buruma * Les événements de la place Taksim à Istanbul ne se réduisent pas à un combat entre démocratie et autocratie. Pour comprendre la colère des manifestants, il faut changer de lunettes pour saisir la complexité

La pression à la baisse devrait s?accentuer sur la devise turque

Les Echos (France) no. 21454, mardi 11 juin 2013, p. 10 Nessim Ait-Kacimi La livre turque a mieux résisté aux troubles que la Bourse. Mais le pays s?accommoderait très bien d?une monnaie plus faible. Les manifestations en Turquie n?ont eu jusqu?ici qu?un écho assourdi sur le marché des changes, comme en témoigne le repli limit

9000+ photos taken by the Turkish people in Taskim Square on June 10, 2013


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