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Gezi Park Protests

Courage Now Lies in the Grey...

Safak Pavey | Posted 09.29.2013 | Impact
Safak Pavey

I come from a fragmented society. A country proud to serve as a bridge between Europe and Asia yet unable to bridge its' own differences. This became apparent for the whole world to see during the Gezi Park protests. The uprising came about not as power struggle nor as demands for political freedoms; not as an ethnic struggle or one for democracy.

Turkish Police Use Water Cannons To Clear Park... Again

AP | GERO BRELOER and SUZAN FRASER | Posted 09.07.2013 | World

ISTANBUL -- An Istanbul park that was at the center of weeks of anti-government demonstrations opened for a few hours Monday, but Turkish authorities ...

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.

Behind Turkey's Viral Revolution, There Are Mad Men (Actually Women)

Emre Kizilkaya | Posted 08.13.2013 | World
Emre Kizilkaya

Wandering around the barricades near Istanbul's Taksim Square, I kept asking myself, "How could a few 'occupiers' manage to mobilize millions here and beyond, in 77 provinces of Turkey and dozens of cities in the world?"

Erdogan Convenes Party Over Protests

AP | ELENA BECATOROS and SUZAN FRASER | Posted 08.08.2013 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — Police in Ankara fired tear gas and used water cannons to disperse thousands of people protesting near government buildings on ...

LOOK: Crazy Photos From Istanbul Protest Police Crackdown

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 05.31.2013 | World

Turkish police reportedly used tear gas and high-pressure water hoses early Friday morning to disperse hundreds of people protesting the destruction o...