Turkey: Erdoğan Evicts Protesters, Stages His Own Rally

Protestors hurl tear gas canisters back at police lines during clashes in Taksim Square on June 11. (Photo: Alexander Christie-Miller)

With Turkish security forces implanted in Istanbul's Taksim Square and Gezi Park and protesters scattered, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on June 16 focused on reemphasizing his own authority in the face of ever-sharper criticism of the government's actions.

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Turkey: Erdoğan Evicts Protesters, Stages His Own Rally

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