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Show #81 – It’s all kicking off in Turkey

Occupy Gezi protestors resting Saturday morning

Occupy Gezi protestors resting Saturday morning – image © resim77 http://www.flickr.com/photos/39967262@N07/8910863500/

Over the past week, what started as a protest against plans to turn Gezi Park in Istanbul into a shopping centre has started to look like a popular uprising across the country, with large protests and attacks by the police reported from numerous cities. Donnacha is joined in the studio by three young activists from Turkey to discuss what’s happening, why it’s happening and where it might go – the show also includes a pre-recorded interview with an activist in Turkey.

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About Donnacha DeLong

Originally from Dublin, Ireland, Donnacha DeLong is an NUJ activist, journalist and online communications consultant with more than 15 years' professional experience.

One response »

  1. Have the posts for an mp3 file been discontinued? I don’t see where I can get them on the radio station web site.

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