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Kadiköy protest 8 p.m.

So there I was, sitting on my balcony having an after work treat of a glass of ice cold white wine with sliced cherry and apricot “ice cubes” in it, relaxing with a book when the sound of the crowds … Continue reading

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The Protests after 1 Month

If I’ve been quiet lately it’s largely due to the fact that I’ve reduced my involvement somewhat, on the grounds that folks are being arrested in greater and greater numbers. In fact, this week the police force was issued new … Continue reading

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Agent L, having gotten back from Taksim Square only somewhat before 2 in the morning, and needing an hour and a half to wind down from an exhausting, uplifting, confusing, ultimately really awesome day, and then having had to get … Continue reading

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