Protesters refuse to leave Istanbul park despite PM's pledge




 
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Protesters refuse to leave Istanbul park despite PM's pledge
 
June 15th, 2013  
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Protesters refuse to leave Istanbul park despite PM's pledge
By Ayla Jean Yackley and Seda Sezer ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish protesters defied government calls to leave an Istanbul park on Saturday after more than two weeks of occupation, despite a promise by Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan to hold a vote on plans to redevelop the site. Hundreds of people camped out in tents in the mud-soaked Gezi Park adjoining Taksim Square said they would keep their campaign going after the government failed to meet their demands, including for the release of detained demonstrators. ...




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