Protests In Turkey

Protests In Turkey

Thousands of citizens have taken to Turkey's streets to protest against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Kojo talks with experts about the different factors driving youth protests in Turkey.

What began as a small environmental demonstration over the destruction of one of Istanbul’s last public parks has effectively evolved into nationwide unrest. Thousands of citizens have taken to Turkey's streets to protest against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Kojo talks with experts about the different factors driving youth protests in Turkey.

Guests

Bulent Aliriza

Senior Associate and Director, Turkey Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Zeynep Tufekci

fellow, Princeton Center for Information Technology Policy; assistant professor, department of sociology and School of Information, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

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