Turkey’s disillusioned and underemployed youth to vent their frustrations at President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s government.
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Occupy Turkey protests, also known as the Gezi Park protests, was a Turkish movement beginning on May 28, 2013 that advocated freedom of the press, freedom of expression, freedom of assembly, and was against the government's encroachment on Turkey's secularism. Also see our general articles on Turkey, Protests or Occupy Wall Street.
Demonstration held against presence of Turkish forces at military barracks in Shiladze in governorate of Dohuk, leading to dozens of demonstrators arrest.
Turkish authorities issued 100s of arrest warrants for military personnel accused of involvement in 2016 failed coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Three years after she was acquitted over her role in Turkey’s Gezi Park protests, Mucella Yapici was called in last month by police to face more questions.
Turkey seeks arrests over 2013 protests. Prosecutors have issued arrest warrants for a prominent actor, a leading journalist and civil society activists.
Nation’s hopes are pinned on contentious Turkish vote that could alter region and the world beyond
Rise of political opposition to ruling party is finally possibility following Occupy Turkey protest
Clashes in Istanbul resume on anniversary of Turkey protest that has polarized changing nation
Turkey Facebook and YouTube ban sign of worsening rights in once admired Turkey political system
Major upheaval has brought this gathering where Turkey’s political parties meet to discuss changes