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Turkish PM Erdogan agrees to meet with Taksim square protesters

Turkish PM Erdogan agrees to meet with Taksim square protesters

June 11, AP – Turkish Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan has agreed to meet with protesters who have been occupying Istanbul’s Taksim Square. His deputy, meanwhile, has said the government won’t tolerate “illegal” demonstrations. Erdogan will invite members of the protest movement to meet with him on Wednesday, though it is not immediately clear exactly which […]

June 11, 2013 | By More
Activists present list of demands in Turkey

Activists present list of demands in Turkey

June 5, ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — In a move to defuse the tension, the deputy prime minister met with the group whose attempt to prevent authorities from ripping up trees in Istanbul’s landmark Taksim Square has snowballed into nationwide protests against what demonstrators see as Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s increasingly authoritarian rule. Activists on […]

June 5, 2013 | By More