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Gezi Park Protests The Turkish Spring 2013 “The woman in the Red Dress”

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Gezi Park Protests. “The woman in the Red Dress”. The Turkish Spring 2013. The Legacy of Mustafa Kemal “ Attaturk ”. The secular Turkish Republic and the military as the defender of that principal. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Is the Problem Islam or Erdogan ?. Sultan Tayyip. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


Gezi Park Protests

Gezi Park ProtestsThe Turkish Spring 2013

The woman in the Red Dress

The Legacy of Mustafa Kemal Attaturk

The secular Turkish Republic and the military as the defender of that principal

Recep Tayyip Erdoan

Is the Problem Islam or Erdogan?

Sultan TayyipPM Recep Tayyip Erdoan

AK parti (means white or pure)Elected for the third time in 2011Turkey has average over 5% GDP growth since their first election in 2002Is Democracy a train from which you get off once you reach the station.More journalists are in jail in Turkey than in China

AKP Adalet ve Kalknma Partisi (Justice and Development Party)

Erdogans Development Plan for Turkey

Erdogans Development Plan for Taksim Square

May 28, 2013 Fifty environmentalists camp in Istanbuls Gezi Park to prevent its demolition. The government intends to build a shopping mall that is a replica of an Ottoman era military barracks.

31 May Due to social media, the crowd expands, followed by the 1st severe police crackdown

Istanbuls Gezi ParkIs it just about the trees?

The Turkish Media

Taksim Square becomes a festival as the police withdraw due to international pressure

Gezi Festival

We are all apulcu

Looters, louts, rif-raf, vandals or criminals

Man the Barricades!

Erdogan cracks down: at dawn on 11 June, Police broke through the barricades and began retaking Taksim Square around 8am. Hundreds of riot police with tear gas and rubber bullets took down banners, injuring hundreds

Erdogans Kiss

The governor of Istanbul, after promising just to retake the Square and stay out of Gezi Park, orders police to retake the Park on the afternoon of 15 June

Return to Normal?Attaturk Cultural CenterFuture Mosque?BeforeAfterThe Standing Man

Headscarves in the MeclisNov 13

Is It over?