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Yaman Kayabali

Author: Yaman Kayabali (Guest Blogger)
As the Gezi Protests in Turkey continued with excitement along with tragedy and police violence, a pantheon of heroes was created by the protestors. Since the protests still continue the list of heroes remains unfinished and new characters are included through popular appeal as the events progress.The digital poster above is an early version of the pantheon of Gezi heroes in which some...
Author: Yaman Kayabali (Guest Blogger)
Occupy Gezi is a movement that started in Istanbul in order to preserve one of the very few green areas left in central Istanbul which then turned into a group of massive, nation-wide anti-government protests. The protests which began by the occupy movement in Istanbul, spread to other cities such as the capital Ankara, and Turkey's third largest city, Izmir, and they ignited a flurry of...