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Re: I was There yesterday! (events in Istanbul)

Postby repulsewarrior » Sat May 22, 2021 4:25 am



...you gotta watch this movie.
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Re: I was There yesterday! (events in Istanbul)

Postby repulsewarrior » Sat May 29, 2021 12:22 am

New provocation: Erdogan inaugurates mosque in Taksim Square as “a salute to Hagia Sophia”

https://orthodoxtimes.com/new-provocati ... hia-video/
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Re: I was There yesterday! (events in Istanbul)

Postby repulsewarrior » Wed Apr 27, 2022 3:54 am

...sentenced to life in prison: for Gezi or/and the coup; his punishment.

https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/25/europe/t ... index.html

Though Kavala was acquitted in 2020, that verdict was overturned and new charges were brought against him for his alleged involvement in the July 2016 attempted coup...


...this one from France24 has even more details.

https://www.france24.com/en/europe/2022 ... fe-in-jail
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Re: I was There yesterday! (events in Istanbul)

Postby Lordo » Wed Apr 27, 2022 1:43 pm

repulsewarrior wrote:...sentenced to life in prison: for Gezi or/and the coup; his punishment.

https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/25/europe/t ... index.html

Though Kavala was acquitted in 2020, that verdict was overturned and new charges were brought against him for his alleged involvement in the July 2016 attempted coup...


...this one from France24 has even more details.

https://www.france24.com/en/europe/2022 ... fe-in-jail

And yet he has the full backing of the west.
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Re: I was There yesterday! (events in Istanbul)

Postby repulsewarrior » Wed Apr 27, 2022 8:57 pm

Lordo wrote:
repulsewarrior wrote:...sentenced to life in prison: for Gezi or/and the coup; his punishment.

https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/25/europe/t ... index.html

Though Kavala was acquitted in 2020, that verdict was overturned and new charges were brought against him for his alleged involvement in the July 2016 attempted coup...


...this one from France24 has even more details.

https://www.france24.com/en/europe/2022 ... fe-in-jail

And yet he has the full backing of the west.


...not the "full backing", Lordo; let's not exaggerate. Although, clearly, there is a great deal of tolerance and hope attached to Turkey choosing what is "Western", over the ''others''.

...indeed, it's the People who pay he highest cost; such men who rule by fear, fear his Citizens the most.
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Re: I was There yesterday! (events in Istanbul)

Postby repulsewarrior » Mon May 02, 2022 6:57 pm

Mayday and more arrests,

https://www.reuters.com/world/middle-ea ... 022-05-01/

ISTANBUL, May 1 (Reuters) - Turkish riot police detained dozens of protesters trying to reach Istanbul's main Taksim Square for May Day demonstrations against economic hardship caused by raging inflation.


...always the same.
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Re: I was There yesterday! (events in Istanbul)

Postby repulsewarrior » Wed Jun 08, 2022 3:15 am

...so it's Gezi's fault.

“Turkey would have been in a much better place — having a national income of $1.5 trillion — if not for the betrayals that started with the Gezi incidents,” he told supporters at a Justice and Development Party (AKP) weekend retreat in Ankara. “These betrayals made our country pay a heavy price through the evil triangle of exchange rates, interest and inflation.”

Read more: https://www.al-monitor.com/originals/20 ... z7VZuKnCgF

...as you say Lordo, you can't make this up.
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