WATCH: ‘I’ve never seen my people so united,’ says Turkish journalist
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WATCH: ‘I’ve never seen my people so united,’ says Turkish journalist

Sevin Turan tells Times of Israel that mass anti-government protests have brought together people from all social, economic backgrounds

Ricky Ben-David is a senior news editor at The Times of Israel.

As the mass anti-government protests spread across Turkey — sparked by a violent police crackdown on a peaceful sit-in in Istanbul’s Taksim Square on May 31 — The Times of Israel spoke to Turkish journalist Sevin Turan about the unifying feeling of discontent with Prime Minister Erdogan, the coverage of events by the Turkish press, and the buzz about a “Turkish Spring.”

 

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