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Wave of Unrest Spreads Across Turkey

posted on June 3, 2013

“An unexpected eruption of often-violent civil unrest swept across Turkey over the weekend, the culmination of a simmering clash over social policy between Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and a broadening coalition of Turks,” reports Joe Parkinson of The Wall Street Journal. “The prime minister’s Justice and Development Party has delivered strong economic growth and political stability, but a growing number of Turks say it has also attempted to Islamize Turkey’s secular state.”

Read at The Wall Street Journal