Weekend Reading: Turkey: Democrats and Liberals, #OccupyGezi, and Fethullah Gulen
Steven A. Cook
June 7, 2013
Anti-government protesters and other men pray during Friday prayers in Istanbul's Taksim square June 7, 2013 (Yannis Behrakis/Courtesy Reuters).
Suat Kiniklioglu discusses the reasons behind Turkey’s democrats and Liberals’ support for the protests, despite their traditional pro-AKP stance.
The OccupyGezi Tumblr blog, with updated pictures of the protests sweeping Turkey.
Turkish Islamic scholar Fethullah Gulen, living in exile but widely influential, issues a statement about the recent protests in Turkey.
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