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伊斯坦布尔—在不断向外扩张的大都市伊斯坦布尔有一个塔克西姆广场(Taksim Square),塔克西姆广场有一个小公园,它是市中心硕果仅存的几处绿色空间之一。5月28日,一批土耳其环保主义者开始了反对公园重新开发的和平示威。重新开发将用仿建的奥斯曼帝国时代军营、购物城和公寓楼取代绿地。但警察的持械镇压爆发了大规模公民运动并蔓延至全国。



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