Posted by: bluesyemre | June 19, 2013

A week in the shadow of Taksim by Erik-Jan Zürcher #duranadam

Erik-Jan Zürcher

  • The Taksim demonstrations in Turkey could be considered an important opening and a new phase in Turkey’s development towards a more mature democracy, states Erik-Jan Zürcher. The fact that I spent last week in Turkey – a pure coincidence, I was not one of the “foreign agents”- allowed me to witness some of the demonstrations and riots at first hand (in Izmir and Ankara) and follow the daily conversations in the country. The following is my take on the situation.


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