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….
Istanbul?s Taksim Square and Gezi Park started a calm rainy day after last night?s fierce.
The meeting of Amnesty International Turkey officials with Istanbul Gov. Hüseyin Avni Mutlu.
Turkish President Abdullah Gül dismissed necessity for a leaders? summit over the ongoing
Gezi Parkı eylemlerinde öne çıkanlar, haftalık mizah dergisinin kapağına taşındı
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.
The White House said it was concerned by attempts in Turkey.
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
The leader of the main opposition Republican People?s Party (CHP), Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu
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.
The ruling Justice and development Party (AKP) of Turkey is perhaps the one and only in the world over
Republican People?s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu suggested that Prime Minister Recep.
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) head Devlet Bahçeli urged the Prime Minister Recep..
On the first day of summer in 1964, three young activists piled into a blue station wagon in Meridian
Let?s, for a moment, accept that the Gezi Park protests have nothing to do with the democratic demands
Not more than 12 hours after Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç announced following a long Cabinet meeting.
Ruling AKP spokesperson Hüseyin Çelik has condemned the coverage of CNN and BBC about the protests that have entered their third week in Turkey
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
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
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