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Police Attack Protesters In Istanbul’s Taksim Square
The New York Times ^
| May 31,2013
| Tim Arango,Ceylan Yeginsu
Posted on 05/31/2013 2:57:07 PM PDT by Biggirl
ISTANBUL Police officers attacked a group of peaceful demonstrators on Friday in Istanbuls Taksim Square with water cannons and tear gas, sending scores of people, protesters and tourists alike, scurrying into shops and luxury hotels and turning the center of this city into a battle zone at the height of tourist season.
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posted on 05/31/2013 2:57:07 PM PDT
posted on 05/31/2013 3:07:52 PM PDT
(Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
The “Sick Man of Europe” is holding its own. But it wouldn’t have been sick without Islam.
These people seem to be attempting to salvage something from the lives, as limited as they may have been, that they had before Obama started supporting Islamism in Turkey.
posted on 05/31/2013 3:18:25 PM PDT
posted on 05/31/2013 3:20:22 PM PDT
(http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama equals Osama))
What a difference compared to post 3025955
:Turkish police fire tear gas in worst protests for years
Thousands of demonstrators massed on streets surrounding Istanbul's central Taksim Square, long a venue for political unrest, while protests erupted in the capital Ankara and the Aegean coastal city of Izmir.
Is that the same event?
posted on 05/31/2013 3:41:38 PM PDT
(Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
People are protesting plans to convert one of Istanbul’s last parks into a shopping center. Seems like the protestors suspect this is being done to enrich Pres Erdogan’s Islamist cronies.
posted on 05/31/2013 3:49:59 PM PDT
(You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...
posted on 05/31/2013 8:40:20 PM PDT
(Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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