As a follow up post to the events currently taking place in Turkey, here is a youtube video depicting the overly brutal police crackdown on the protesters, mostly young Turks and students, on the several streets across the country.
Violence has flared in Istanbul between a group of demonstrators and police on the fourth day of protests set off by a brutal police crackdown of what began as a peaceful environmental protest. View the story “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised – Turkish Edition ” on Storify
Lebanon celebrated its 69th independence today as rockets set to launch towards Israel were being dismantled by non other but our countries scapegoat heroes, the LAF.
On April 24, 2012 Armenians around the world remembered the 1.5 million killed by Ottoman forces 97 years ago. In Lebanon, A march from the Armenian Catholicosate to the Turkish Embassy marked the event. View the story “Armenian Genocide: A burning desire for retribution” on Storify