The roots of anger

Published on 3 June 2013 at 15:49

On the tree: Secularism

A moderniser who has come to be identified with an increasingly marked affirmation of religious values, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's growing authoritarianism has brought demonstrators onto the streets of Turkish cities.
The protests that have rocked Istanbul and Ankara since May 31 are the biggest demonstrations the country has seen since he took office in 2003.

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