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People in Istanbul are their protests against their government's decision to the city's Gezi Park into a shopping mall. The unrest has to the Turkish capital Ankara and 90 other places across the country, in what is as dissatisfaction with the rule of Prime Minister Recep Erdogan. More than 1,000 people have been and dozens injured. The government has under criticism for its heavy-handed response to the protestors. It has now security forces to Istanbul's Taksim Square. Mr Erdogan that police had made "mistakes" in the amount of force they used, but that the square, "cannot be an area where extremists are wild".

Protesters have been their “Occupy Gezi Park” protest since May 26. They want to the demolition of one of the few green areas left in central Istanbul. Journalist Murat Yetkin said the increasing and "disproportionate" police response "has to a pacifist and modest protest into a public protest movement". Oral Goktas, a 31-year old architect, said: "This has a protest against the government, against Erdogan decisions like a king." Opposition party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu Erdogan of like a dictator, saying: "Tens of thousands are no. They are the dictator." Erdogan that the redevelopment of the park would go ahead as planned.

 


 
 

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