More Protests in Turkey
Thousands of Turkish anti-government protesters are gathering in Istanbul’s Taksim Square, ahead of the return of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan from a North African tour.
They are calling for his resignation, correspondents in the square say.
Resignation strikes me as more than unlikely, but I have to wonder if he will be able to persist in his reticence and make no concessions over the development project. Things like the following will bring more pressure than the protestors:
The economic response to the remarks was swift, with the stock market dropping nearly 5% after the prime minister’s announcement.