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Tough Childhood, Political Battles Marked Turkey's Embattled Prime Ministeri
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July 02, 2013 6:52 PM
The recent protests in Turkey have brought together various opposition groups with vastly different political agendas. They have united in calling for the end of the 11 year-old government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, though the Turkish leader shows no sign of backing down. VOA's Scott Bobb visited the embattled prime minister's childhood home in Istanbul for clues to his combative personality.

Tough Childhood, Political Battles Marked Turkey's Embattled Prime Minister

Published July 02, 2013

The recent protests in Turkey have brought together various opposition groups with vastly different political agendas. They have united in calling for the end of the 11 year-old government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, though the Turkish leader shows no sign of backing down. VOA's Scott Bobb visited the embattled prime minister's childhood home in Istanbul for clues to his combative personality.