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Turkey Protests Reveal Wider Political Strugglei
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June 04, 2013 4:50 PM
The continuing demonstrations in Turkey started as a protest against plans to develop a popular square in Istanbul that is a symbol of Turkey’s commitment to secularism. But analysts say the protests have expanded to cover a variety of other issues, including frustration with the ruling party’s attitude toward large segments of the population that do not support it. VOA’s Al Pessin reports from London.

Turkey Protests Reveal Wider Political Struggle

Published June 04, 2013

The continuing demonstrations in Turkey started as a protest against plans to develop a popular square in Istanbul that is a symbol of Turkey’s commitment to secularism. But analysts say the protests have expanded to cover a variety of other issues, including frustration with the ruling party’s attitude toward large segments of the population that do not support it. VOA’s Al Pessin reports from London.


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