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Hürriyet Daily News: Raid on ‘Occupy Taksim Park’ demonstrators triggers outcry

Police clashes with Taksim

ISTANBUL Police staged an early morning raid on protesters bidding to protect trees from being cut down in a central park. However, the move seems to have backfired, with the protesters unmoved and support growing. Demonstrations to prevent the demolition of a park on Istanbul’s Taksim Square, which is due to be replaced with a shopping mall, entered their third [...] → Read the full article…