World Bulletin / News Desk
The organizers of the demonstrations which stated as an effort to prevent the construction of a mall in Gezi Park but turned into mass anti-government mass protests have gathered finding for full-page ads in the New York Times and the Washington Post.
However, some of the phrases in the text of the ad have caused a split between the protestors, as the activists claim that the Kemalism emphasis in the ads perverts the purpose of the demonstrations.
The actions and attitudes which the activists will take following their discomfort at the ad is a matter of speculation…
On the other hand, the funds for the ads were collected through a fundraising campaign over the internet. So far 90 thousand dollars have been gathered for the ads costing 55 thousand dollars.
The ads are as follows:
Güncelleme Tarihi: 05 Haziran 2013, 17:09