A Curated Collection of Gezi Park Articles
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A Curated Collection of Gezi Park Articles
A curated collection of English news and articles on Gezi Park incidents and their repurcussions.
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The economics of the 'Turkish Spring By Spengler

Pitched battles between anti-government demonstrators and Turkish police over several days at Istanbul's Taksim Square constitute a national uprising against Recep Tayyip Erdogan's incipient Islamist dictatorship. As of this writing on June 2, tens of thousands of regime opponents are in control of the heart of Istanbul while police have withdrawn. The economic distress of Turkish households is an important factor in the country's political upheaval.

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Occupy Gezi: Police Against Protesters in Istanbul

Occupy Gezi: Police Against Protesters in Istanbul | A Curated Collection of Gezi Park Articles | Scoop.it
Over the course of the week, Occupy Gezi transformed from what felt like a festival, with yoga, barbecues, and concerts, into what feels like a war, with barricades, plastic bullets, and gas attacks.
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