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20 May 2014 News Roundup

Photo credit: National Turk, www.nationalturk.com  The fire in Soma Mine that killed 301 workers has put the whole nation to mourning. The deadliest mining disaster led to protests against the government’s policies on…
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22 April 2014 New Roundup

While the discussions about Presidential elections and who will serve as Turkey’s next PM intensify, parliament approved the controversial Intelligence Law. Disputes and clashes between unions and the government over permission to…
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15 April 2014 News Roundup

Democracy in Turkey is being fundamentally questioned: the ban on YouTube continues; the workers are not given permission to celebrate May Day in Taksim Square; the Gezi Report claimed that using excessive tear gas was legitimate…
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