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Turkey: Protests Claimed Life of At Least One Person

Published: June 3, 2013; 19:18 · (Vindobona)

According to the medical association at least one protestor was killed in Istanbul. Despite of unequaled violence by the police protests against Prime Minister Erdogan will not break down.

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After days of demonstrations in Turkey, President Abdullah Gül has indicated to come to an accomodation with protesters. Since Friday there have been heavy clashes between the police and protestors. There were even protests near Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s office. The protestors’ increasing aggressiveness was triggered by a violent dispersal of a demonstration against the…

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