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Turkey: Government Alleged to Have Known About Project Fail

Published: July 5, 2013; 16:49 · (Vindobona)

A week before the forceful clearing of Gezi Park in Istanbul, the Turkish government was supposed to know about the fact that it had lost before court with its constructions plans. Protests went on, despite of that.

Turkey: Government Alleged to Have Known About Project Fail / Picture: © Wikipedia / Randam

The result: Four persons lost their lives, three persons are in a coma and thousands of injured.

The occupation of Taksim Square and Gezi Park in the center of Istanbul was well under way when the First Chamber of the Administrative Court in Istanbul made its decision: The construction works at Taksim Square violate the law and have to be stopped.

That was on June 6. Only…

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