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AFP: Ankara students revive dormant Turkish protest movement


Four months after protests against the planned redevelopment of an Istanbul park devolved into a violent national uproar against the government, Turkish students are taking to the streets once again to fight an all-too-familiar scheme. Turkish riot police fired on students with tear gas and water cannon as workers broke ground last week on a road that will intersect the [...] → Read the full article…