Istanbul protests

The protests in Istanbul began on 27 May 2013 when a small group of activists tried to stop the demolition of Gezi Park, one of Istanbul’s few remaining green spaces. Here are some resources to help make sense of what has been going on in Istanbul.

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The Right to the City Movement  and the Turkish Summer by Jay Kassano

The Turkish protests and the genie of revolution by Jerome Roos, ROAR Magazine

VICE News: Istanbul Rising by Milene Larsson

Ekumenopolis: A City without Limits (2012)

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