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Turkey: Court Forbids Reconstruction of Taksim Square

Published: July 3, 2013; 18:53 · (Vindobona)

Controversial construction project led to protests and brutal police force.

Turkey: Court Forbids Reconstruction of Taksim Square / Picture: © Wikipedia / Randam

A court in Turkey has stopped the plans for the reconstruction of Taksim Square in Istanbul, according to a lawyer. Already at the beginning of June an administrative court has ruled that the project – among others– was violating the rules of conservation, a lawyer, who filed a lawsuit against the government’s plans, explaine on Wednesday.

The reconstruction plans of the…

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