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Turkish uprising and what the world knows about it...

Our ideas in action now in Turkey. Be inspired and support!
(For TEDsters who want to know what is going on in Turkey and might want to support their fellow earthlings who resist against an authoritarian, oppressive government who perceives everthing that by itself supports a healthy and peaceful planet as sources that should be transformed into money and a government that wants to oppress or make vanish everything, every culture, every worldview, every group that are not like them...)
What is defended here is our common universal values...
What people are standing up for is:
True democracy and human rights, the conservation of nature, the conservation of livable cities, freedom of expression, stopping authoritarianism, minority rights, women's rights, LGBTI rights, animal rights, a free media that is able to show the facts rather than what PM wants, a government that supports human rights instead of pure corporate interests, a government that doesn't lie to the people...

Some links (You can find wide coverage in the international mainstream media. So I am sharing some fieldwork here.):

A little VICE doc:
A student explaining why people are fighting:
A good video that shows the first week of the resistance and how it's progressed:
A video showing police violence and people's reactions:
A video from the fifth night. Marching peacefully is enough to get teargas canisters onto your head.
(You can follow people’s resistance in Twitter searching these hashtags: #occupyturkey #occupygezi #wearegezi)
(There are 4 deaths and many people are seriously injured because of extreme police violence.Some of them went blind,some of them hospitalized with fractured craniums.Police still continues to shoot teargas canisters directly to the protesters and to beat them while taking them into custody.)


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    Jun 9 2013: I think foreign media has done more coverage than the mainstream Turkish media...
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      Jun 9 2013: Absolutely... People should think about this! One of the biggest historical events in Turkey's history is taking place right now and the mainstream turkish media channels prefer not to cover it... Why?
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        Jun 9 2013: Obvious answer: money...
        All media conglomerates have financial ties with the government, resulting in a self-censoring mechanism.
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          Jun 9 2013: Yes. But they are also beginning to realize that they have some important financial ties with us too. And we can cut these tie too...
      • Jun 10 2013: Okay, I watched your links. This isn't Sweden for sure. Maybe the EEC and others shouldn't be telling Turkey and other countries how to do things. I mean all these protesters seem to miss Ataturk's legacy. Okay there are experts out there, but I am under the impression that Turkey like Egypt the progressives are in the army. Gosh I know not everyone wants to be like the West, but people should face the reality of that fact. I mean we've had idiot Presidents in America, but this Prime Minister seems to have no humanity in his heart. Is the situation so dire that he has to be so callous.

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