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'Why were police so angry?': Turkish protesters slam police brutality as over 1,700 get arrested

02.06.2013 12:10

Across Turkey, witnesses are reporting a disproportionate response by police to the protests, which in most instances begun peacefully. At least 2 people have reportedly been killed, over 1,700 detained across the country and hundreds have been injured.

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Anonymous user 22.06.2013 08:57

mr gulen is an man of cia..he tries to become humeyni of Turkey

Anonymous user 13.06.2013 11:46

Americans train Turkish military, the bastion of secular Ataturkism! Mr Gulan also arranged this?

Anonymous user 05.06.2013 14:42

WAKE UP Erdogan the people have had enough. They want democracy show leader and listen.

Anonymous user 04.06.2013 18:42

It won't be long before Americans are rioting in the streets as we loose our freedoms one-by-one.

 

Deniz Gec 04.06.2013 11:12

For many yers,Turkish police,In the control of molla Fettulah Gulen (who lives in the Penslvania,USA in the protection of Cia),are instructed in camps against the secular public in Turkey.They are thougt to hate from Ataturk,the great revolutionist and anti imperialist and socialist leader of Turkey.In my opinion,it's the main reason why police are in grugde attidude towards the protestors

Anonymous user 04.06.2013 04:19

Type Erdogan into Google Images and 100 photos appear ... and he's smiling in none of them. How odd!

 

Tivoli Village 03.06.2013 16:58

Ethnic Turks have been very patient while Erdogan has been giving away the assets to Turkey to his Kurdish friends and family. Land, housing, contracts.
He promised peace and an inclusive country.
He has now shown that he will be stealing the rest of the power that he has taken from the courts and the military, so he can build a Kurdish Islamic Republic out of the secular Turkish republic left by Ataturk.
Hurry to stop him before it's too late!
In the past the Turks have relied on the military to protect the country from these thieves, the military may now be too weak.

Anonymous user 03.06.2013 16:50

When police force becomes "militarized&qu ot;, they then terrorize their own people. Already seen in US!

Anonymous user 03.06.2013 10:44

Turkish government get what they deserve . That's what happened when you neglect your neighbor .

Anonymous user 03.06.2013 06:30

Police are parasites taking the government coin

Anonymous user 03.06.2013 01:58

@Ernie Wisner supposed to help? People have been solving their problems without you for centuries.

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