Photo: Protests at Gezi Park in Istanbul’s Taksim Square began with 50 people and grew to thousands, Turkish press reports
Istanbul becoming uninhabitable with mega construction projects: “Consecutive construction projects launched in İstanbul that all steal space from the city’s green areas have sent waves of anxiety, fear and disappointment among many who think Turkey’s most populous city will end up being an uninhabitable place in near future.”
Could not agree more.
Hundreds of people join protest at Taksim’s Gezi Park: “Hundreds of people joined protestors who have been camping for the past three days in Taksim’s Gezi Park to stand guard against the demolition of the park’s walls and the uprooting of trees, in act of solidarity with activists after leaving their workplaces in the afternoon.”
Protestors have called on Istanbulus (the residents of Istanbul) to take off work tomorrow and meet them in Gezi Park.
Turkey is fighting to protect nature.
Turkey state, green spaces eliminate and Instead of making a shopping center