Tag: turkey’s opposition

Erdogan blames ‘dissidents’ as two die during protest in Turkey

Erdogan blames ‘dissidents’ as two die during protest in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Thousands have joined anti-government rallies across Turkey since Friday, when police launched a pre-dawn raid against a peaceful sit-in protesting plans to uproot trees in Istanbul’s main Taksim Square. Since then, the demonstrations by mostly secular-minded Turks have spiraled into Turkey’s biggest anti-government disturbances in years, and have spread to many […]

June 4, 2013 | By | Reply More