MASSIVE PROTESTS Continue in Turkey Against Erdogan Government

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The protests started after the government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced plans to redevelop historic Gezi Park in Istanbul’s Taksim Square into a shopping mall. This upset locals who staged a sit-in protest. The protests escalated into a mass uprising after the original group was attacked by government forces.

What started at the beginning of the week as an environmental protest aimed at saving the park from a shopping mall has snowballed into a national display of anger at the Erdogan government.

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