Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Live updates from Turkey

If anyone ever asks you why Istanbul wasn't awarded the Olympics, tonight offers you a compelling answer. The Turkey-Sweden U21 match has just had to be abandoned because the police have released so much gas on protests in Taksim that it has wafted down to Kasımpaşa. Turkey has reawakened tonight after Ahmet Atakan was killed last night in Antakya. Protests everywhere. Police everywhere. A long autumn awaits. See also: #AhmetAtakan #KatilDevlet #istanbul2020olympics #BridgeTogether #direngezi #direnAnkara #occupygezi #occupyturkey