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The entrance to Gezi Park. The Turkish protests are "the beginnings of a wider movement"

Nineteen-year-old Aytug, is quite clear: “This is about Tayyip Erdogan. Yes, it is a quite personal matter for people like me. No one can insult us! No one can bully us! The Prime Minister is a servant. Not the master! Period!” For outsiders, the tumultuous events of the past three weeks are unlikely to seem so clear-cut. The Taksim Square movement is problematic because it seems to offer something for…

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