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Digital Journal: Turkish Prime Minister’s power reaches even into daily bread – Lisa Williams

The police attack vehicle that chased tourists in Taksim and shot pepper spray

As Ramadan continues in Turkey, so do protests that are quickly quelled by the Turkish Prime Minister whose wealth and power reach even into the formula for tasty bread. Nearly six weeks has passed since the first protests in Istanbul’s Gezi Park. Under the orders of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkish police brutally quelled these protests with water [...] → Read the full article…