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    • Yonatan
    • 11.06.13 | 09:23 (IDT)

    Bot that Turkey was an ideal European-style democracy before Erdogan. The army intervened too much in civil affairs, among other things. But ever since Erdogan took office, there has been a gradual restriction of freedoms, the latest being a restriction on the use of alcoholic beverages (Islam forbids consumption of alcohol). Turkey's Islamist regime was the main reason that the European Union did not accord Turkey membership..

    from the article: Turkish riot police enter Gezi Park, after bursting past barricades in Taksim
    First published 10:38 11.06.13 | Last updated 10:38 11.06.13
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