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    Posted June 2, 2013 by
    vedana
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    Turkey, Turkey
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    Protests across Turkey

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    Ankara Civil Uprising

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     vedana was in Ankara, Turkey, when he photographed the protesting and clashes between people and Turkish police on June 1. 'I felt responsible to spread the information because the [Turkish] mass media did not broadcast the facts for three days,' he said. 'I could not even explain what was really going on to my mother, who is living a small town in Turkey. Even though the demonstrations have been occurring in main cities mostly.'
    - Jareen, CNN iReport producer

    The civil movements against the fascist acts of government in Turkey are happening all around the country. The mass media prefers to report beauty contests and penguin documentaries instead of showing the uprising.Thousands of people are resisting to gain their rights, freedom. However, riot police use tear and pepper gas continuously. They climb to the roofs and attack people by aiming purposefully They swear and make offensive gestures at their best behavior, but in the street corners, they beat people to death. There are some media proving the use of a chemical weapon, called orange agent.So many people are wounded but government still do not take any action to defend its "own people". The streets and squares look like a war zone, but noone could explain this even to his family, one should be"there" to understand. Because,  noone could see anything from television. Words and even pictures are not enough to explain the seriousness of the situation. People fed up with every single authoritarian and fascist acts. People will resist, people want the change, and as a wall demonstration says " Revolution will not be televised."

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