Posted by: bluesyemre | June 7, 2013

#WeAreGezi Turkey’s troubles Democrat or sultan?

 

  • BROKEN heads, tear gas, water-cannon: it must be Cairo, Tripoli or some other capital of a brutal dictatorship. Yet this is not Tahrir but Taksim Square, in Istanbul, Europe’s biggest city and the business capital of democratic Turkey. The protests are a sign of rising dissatisfaction with Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s most important leader since Ataturk. The rioting spread like wildfire across the country. Over 4,000 people have been hurt and over 900 were arrested; three have died.

http://econ.st/11nm4mr


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  1. I’d vote for sultan…

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