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Erdogan Protests

Turkey Is on Its Way to a Mature Democracy

Arzu Kaya Uranli | Posted 08.23.2013 | World
Arzu Kaya Uranli

If we want to have a solid and mature democracy we have to be ready for it. Turkey is an important country in the international arena and shouldn't try to go back to its old identity. We have been there already and now it is a new day.

Turkish PM Hits Campaign Trial Amid Protests

Reuters | Posted 08.21.2013 | World

By Humeyra Pamuk KAYSERI, Turkey, June 21 (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan kicks off a weekend of rallies in his con...

Who Is Hijacking Gezi Protests?

Alparslan Akkuş | Posted 08.14.2013 | World
Alparslan Akkuş

Despite the entire polarized image shown so far, I know Turkish people are wise enough to reunite around a common sense and get rid of these dark days.

How Turks Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Tear Gas

Ozan Varol | Posted 08.11.2013 | World
Ozan Varol

History has prominent examples that demonstrate the power of non-violent resistance against government repression. The Turks are in the process of crafting a story that exemplifies how the power of humor and innovation can be effectively harnessed against repression and abuse.

'These Protests Must End Immediately'

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2013 | World

By Humeyra Pamuk and Ayla Jean Yackley ISTANBUL, June 7 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan flew back to a Turkey rocked by days...

Turkish PM To Return To Country Amid Protests

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2013 | World

By Nick Tattersall and Parisa Hafezi ISTANBUL/ANKARA, June 6 (Reuters) - Turkish police clashed with demonstrators overnight ahead of ...

Riot Police Use Tear Gas, Water Cannons On Protesters

Reuters | Daren Butler | Posted 08.04.2013 | World

ISTANBUL, June 5 (Reuters) - Protesters clashed with police across Turkey overnight despite an apology for police violence from the deputy prime min...