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Chapuling in Turkey:

Occupy Gezi and Reflections from the Turkish Left

Toronto — 23 June 2013.


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Since the end of May, Turkey has seen the rise of a social movement that has serious implications, both for freedom and democracy within the Turkish state as well as broader geopolitical ramifications. The movement and its protests have galvanized Turkish society and is notable for the inclusion of Kurdish activists. It has been met with horrible repression and staged violence by agents provocateurs. Even in the face of international condemnation, whether from powerful governments or international social movements, the Tayyip Erdogan regime continues to repress the movement, which grows stronger by the day.

Moderated by Jordy Cummings. Panelists:


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