Gezi Park

Turkey’s two major unions—which consist of roughly 800,000 workers—went on a one-day strike on Monday to show solidarity with the protesters who were evicted from Gezi Park on Saturday night. Read more...
Thousands of peaceful protesters, choking on the fumes and stumbling among the tents, put up little physical resistance, even as plain-clothes police manhandled many to drive them from the park. Read more...
The raucous protests that have rocked Istanbul over the past week ramped up as President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan sent in troops to clear Gezi Park. Read more...
Watch: Police seek to cleanse Istanbul of "signs of occupation", as PM calls on Gezi Park protesters to disperse. Read more...