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Can the 'Spirit of Gezi' Transform Progressive Politics in Turkey?

Can the 'Spirit of Gezi' Transform Progressive Politics in Turkey? | Gezi | Scoop.it
One of the humorous slogans invented by the Gezi Park protesters was: “We are Mustafa Keser’s soldiers!” The namesake of this insider joke is a folk singer who has nothing to do with politics except the accidental similarity between his name and ...

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Turkey protests: 'Woman in red' pepper sprayed by police becomes symbol of Istanbul's Occupy Gezi unrest against Prime Minister Erdogan

Turkey protests: 'Woman in red' pepper sprayed by police becomes symbol of Istanbul's Occupy Gezi unrest against Prime Minister Erdogan | Gezi | Scoop.it
The incongruity of the woman at the centre of the image is striking; dressed in a red cotton summer dress, shopping bag over one shoulder, she appears almost to have wandered into the scene by accident.

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