Report from Turkey: A taste of Tahir at Taksim

Report from Turkey: A taste of Tahir at Taksim

by Sungar Savran Istanbul has become a battlefield covered by tear gas. The police, no doubt at the behest of the Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and his AKP government, have been attacking protestors in the centre of the city, near Taksim Square, for five consecutive...

The View From Gezi Park | by Olivia Walton

Over a month has passed since police first attacked peaceful protestors in Istanbul’s Gezi Park in June 2013. Already analysts are trying to explain, predict, and measure the protests that were triggered across Turkey by that moment. The international press...