Is Turkey about to blow up?

We won’t know about anything happening elsewhere as our MSM is quite useless.

Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned that he will not show “any more tolerance” for protests.

via  Turkey protests: PM Erdogan issues stern warning.

From the Guardian:

Here’s a summary of the main events so far today:

Turkish riot police broke up a protest by lawyers at Istanbul’s main court as they gathered to make a statement about police brutality. More than 50 lawyers were detained. Video footage showed that many of them were beaten.

At least 15 people were treated in hospital, including one man with a brain injury, after police used teargas and water cannon to regain control of Taksim Square from anti-government protesters. Police briefly entered Gezi Park but were resisted by protesters. Earlier the governor of Istanbul had pledged that police would not enter Gezi Park.

Protesters accused the security services of trying to provoke violence by using provocateurs to throw petrol bombs at police vehicles. Observers noted that the protest movement opposes violence and that those throwing the petrol bombs resembled policemen.

Prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan praised the police operation and urged the protesters to leave the streets. He said: “I request all activists to see the big picture, understand the plot, and withdraw from the streets.”

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