Gezi Resists

Revolução

June 4, 0314 hrs CET

Dear people,

Throughout the afternoon barricades were reinforced in Besiktas district, not only with stones, but also with lances, Braveheart style. In Izmir massive crowds took the streets while police randomly harassed people along the seaside. On the social media CNN was ridiculed. While the international edition was broadcasting yesterday’s clashes live, the Turkish CNN broadcast a documentary on penguins.

And graffiti, for the record, “rebel so hard tayyip wanna gas me!”

At Gezi Park, medical students prepared a first aid centre, with an abundant stash of supplies. In the late afternoon, clashes were reported around the country. They were particularly heavy in Ankara, where thousands and thousands of students defied police repression.

Upon his arrival in Morocco, Erdogan was faced by a demonstration against ‘the dictator’.

In the evening, over a hundred thousand people gathered in Taksim. An assembly was held in Gezi Park…

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