Turkish Strikers March Amid Threat of Renewed Police Crackdown

Turkish Strikers March Amid Threat of Renewed Police Crackdown

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The protest movement has broadened from an environmentalist rejection of proposals to build in Istanbul’s Gezi Park into a wider movement targeting Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Islamist-rooted government for what demonstrators say is its increasingly authoritarian approach to dissenting views and different lifestyles.