Turkey Made Some Noise: Gezi Park Is Still With Us

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Abby Zimet

The ripples from last year's pro-democracy movement across Turkey - sparked by protests in Gezi Park that met with a brutal police crackdown - are still being felt. This fall, a new political party named after Gezi was formed amidst ongoing political unrest, and Tornistan, a short, hand-drawn, animated film that both celebrates the protests and denounces the media's complicity of silence on them, is winning awards at film festivals.

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