Turkey: The Protest Is Over, Says PM

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By late morning protesters form the start of a human chain around Taksim Square in Istanbul.

Nearly two weeks after a protest to defend a downtown Istanbul park mushroomed into a near-national movement, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan opted June 11 for a power play against his critics. But the protest movement isn’t showing signs of crumbling.

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Jonathan Lewis is a freelance photojournalist based in Istanbul.

Turkey: The Protest Is Over, Says PM

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