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Turkish riot police storm central
Istanbul park

Jerusalem Post, by Staff

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Posted By:John c, 6/15/2013 4:00:36 PM

ISTANBUL - Turkish riot police stormed a central Istanbul park on Saturday firing tear gas and water cannon to evict hundreds of anti-government protesters hours after an ultimatum from Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan. Lines of police backed by armoured vehicles sealed off Taksim Square in the centre of the city as officers stormed the adjoining Gezi Park, where protesters had been camped in a ramshackle settlement of tents for more than two weeks. Residents in surrounding neighbourhoods took to their balconies or leant out of windows banging pots and pans,

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Reply 1 - Posted by: stablemoney, 6/15/2013 4:47:36 PM     (No. 9377884)

There seems to be discontent in the islamic paradise.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Ronaldus Magnus, 6/15/2013 4:59:04 PM     (No. 9377890)

Ah, yes.  What a surprise! /s  Once every 3 months or so I troll over to the local NPR radio station for a minute or 2. Some over educated  protesting twit was being interviewed among the protestors. The Turkish Tyrant, who for 10 years has been molding Turkey into an Islamic State, was ´listening´ to the protestors. What a surprise that the very next day the ´listening´ ceased.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: The Advocate, 6/15/2013 5:23:25 PM     (No. 9377909)

Erdogan wants to build a mosque for 100 million in Maryland.
It MuST be stopped.

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