Turkey + Cyprus: Turkey in Transition: turkey02

ISTANBUL, TURKEY.  A woman walks through Taksim Square just before the start of Ramadan at sundown on July 9, 2013.  Since demonstrators occupied the adjacent Gezi Park for two and a half weeks last month, police have maintained a heavy presence in Taksim Square and periodic clashes have erupted as demonstrators have returned to the square in protest of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

ISTANBUL, TURKEY. A woman walks through Taksim Square just before the start of Ramadan at sundown on July 9, 2013. Since demonstrators occupied the adjacent Gezi Park for two and a half weeks last month, police have maintained a heavy presence in Taksim Square and periodic clashes have erupted as demonstrators have returned to the square in protest of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.