Protests In Turkey The Country’s Islamization

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These recent Islamization protests in Turkey, Istanbul root thinking is found in the Ottoman Empire and the wonderful carpet shops strategically positioned for trading to occur. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and  Justice and Development Party and their participation and negotiations in Syria with the AKP situation happening Erdogan knows only to well that Ankara Protest happens with a well known Anti-Western sentiment about Istanbul against the demolition of a park to build a new shopping centre. 

Why does Turkey want new shopping centres?

Mehmet Ali reports from Istanbul. The protests in Istanbul, Ankara and other cities just won’t subside. As a result hundreds have been injured and two people have died. Meanwhile Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is in firm denial and calls protestors ‘extremists’ and even ‘terrorists’.

English: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister ...

English: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister of Turkey at Çanakkale Türkçe: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Başbakanı (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

More grievances have surfaced and it began to resemble something of a Turkish Spring, but without the rise of  Islamic nationalism and anti-Western sentiment.

Westfield Center is nearing completion

Westfield Center is nearing completion (Photo credit: pand0ra23)

The protesters’ main objection is the creeping authoritarianism of the current government. PM Erdogan is regarded by many as arrogant, power hungry who is aiming to become Turkey’s new Sultan. Turkey threw off the burden of the Ottoman Empire and became a secular state. The deputy Prime Minister has taken a softer line on the protests.

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What constitutes a protest in Turkey?

The danger for Turkey is that it could become embroiled in the Syrian civil war as a consequence. Not surprisingly Turkish shares have dropped and its currency devalued against the US dollar.

Erdogan is walking a tightrope. His authoritarian style may be his undoing.

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