Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Turkey Protests: Activists Issue Demands

Activists have presented a list of demands which they say could end days of anti-government protests in Turkey.

The country faces a sixth evening of unrest, following a police crackdown on a peaceful protest.

In a move to defuse the tension, the deputy prime minister met the group whose attempt to prevent authorities from ripping up trees in Istanbul's landmark Taksim Square has snowballed into nationwide protests against what demonstrators see as Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's increasingly authoritarian rule.