Massive Protests In Turkey Over Prime Minister Erdogan

Protest in IstanbulJune 4, 2013 – Segment 2

This week in Turkey, a small sit-in in the heart of Istanbul over government plans to demolish a park for a shopping complex turned into a massive protest against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, elected ten years ago. We speak to:

  • Asli Bali, assistant professor at the UCLA School of Law;
  • and Banu Ibaoglu Vaughn, doctoral student in psychology with a focus on consciousness and society at the University of West Georgia.


Written by Marc Steiner

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