Links and news for June 2 2013-1

1. 1000 arrests and 2 dead in Turkish riots

2. Canada takes the lead on exposing Iranian human rights abuses, massacres and atrocities.

3. Turkey begins to look a lot like Egypt.

4. Femen seems to think that the Turkish protests are about islamification of the country as well as opposed to an Occupy movement trying to stop development for faux environmental reasons.

5. Man pleads guilty to Prince Harry Death threats

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Canadian artist and counter-jihad and freedom of speech activist as well as devout Schrödinger's catholic

12 Replies to “Links and news for June 2 2013-1”

  1. A nuclear arsenal but trouble turning on the lights? Pakistan struggles with power crisis (NBC June 2, 2013)
    http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/06/01/18652103-a-nuclear-arsenal-but-trouble-turning-on-the-lights-pakistan-struggles-with-power-crisis?lite
    “Even though Pakistan is the planet’s sixth most populous country and has the world’s seventh largest military and its fourth largest nuclear arsenal, most of the country can’t reliably watch the evening news, read at bedtime or talk on their cell phones.

    These limitations have got little to do with the freedom of speech or expression.

    There is literally a power crisis in Pakistan. For the 34 years that this reporter has been living in Pakistan, not a week has gone by without a reported, or experienced, power outage throughout the country. Every day, millions of Pakistanis across the country have little electricity, summer or winter….”

  2. Turkish PM Erdo?an retires mall project, vows mosque in Taksim

    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdo?an has stepped back from building a shopping mall in the Artillery Barracks project to replace Taksim Gezi Park, while also announcing that a mosque will be built on Taksim Square.

    http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkish-pm-erdogan-retires-mall-project-vows-mosque-in-taksim.aspx?pageID=238&nID=48035&NewsCatID=338#.UauGOz–UOY.blogger

    video – Turkey: Erdogan’s interview incites contained but directed anger

  3. Fresh street clashes pressure Turkey government

    June 3, 2013 6:33am

    ISTANBUL – Turkey’s Islamist-rooted government faced growing pressure on Monday after angry demonstrators clashed for a third night with police in a nationwide wave of protests.

    Police fired tear gas and water cannons Sunday at protesters who marched on Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s offices in Istanbul and Ankara.

    “Dictator, resign!… We will resist until we win,” yelled the crowds, in the latest of a string of protests that have by some accounts left hundreds injured.

    […]AFP reporters there saw police disperse thousands of demonstrators and incidents continued into early Monday.

    http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/311160/news/world/fresh-street-clashes-pressure-turkey-government

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