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Weekend Reading: Turkey: Democrats and Liberals, #OccupyGezi, and Fethullah Gulen

June 07, 2013

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Suat Kiniklioglu discusses the reasons behind Turkey’s democrats and Liberals’ support for the protests, despite their traditional pro-AKP stance.

The OccupyGezi Tumblr blog, with updated pictures of the protests sweeping Turkey.

Turkish Islamic scholar Fethullah Gulen, living in exile but widely influential, issues a statement about the recent protests in Turkey.