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Welcome back everybody well it's been two weeks and anti government protesters in Turkey are still camping out.
And he's in part despite the prime minister's holes.
To stop the outrage towards administration.
This as tens of thousands of pro government supporters rally alongside them.
Joining us now -- is a Turkish national and student at.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- For her safety though she has asked that we not use her name.
Welcome thank you for joining us today.
Yet you feel that the images that we've seen here of the west from Turkish media and others does not really reflect what's going on inside your country.
That in fact you claimed the government is heavily involved in censorship and trying to squash social media efforts to get the word out about the democratic freedoms.
In your country that -- quickly eroding can you tell us more about this.
The need it censorship but this this issue was on the especially on the first thing you have to put that.
And he couldn't see any -- menu the Turkish people go into watching porn channels.
If you are going I don't really can be more privileged peeling documented -- you do they actually.
And it and they hit almost the social media.
Functionally do what they really.
He's really effective in the -- up people.
And each other and became a group to.
One is -- together but right the government says that's -- million -- under investigation to find out if there was any.
Malicious intent on that these events.
And -- ever have any organization.
Organizing -- -- -- So the government is monitoring the tweets that are going out yet.
You know many people are upset with prime minister wants saying that he's -- -- -- a more Islamic type of government on -- Turkish people.
Do you feel this is true.
I'd like Susan these other -- -- that -- picked in the traditional Turkey.
Even could actually.
If contradict -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And the effect of -- to go on them.
And couldn't -- you expect the protesters continue.
-- -- If it I don't know.
Give a -- issue even read either shape and it didn't even -- decided that the parking stated that -- The put food not the end it didn't know but.
I can't say that -- -- -- is not his created by these events.
They may continue.
All right thank you so much for joining us we appreciate.
Your insights and stay safe.
And joining us now with his reaction Middle East expert and senior fellow at the Hoover institution blood -- me bubbles are great to have you here.
-- -- -- Isn't what started out as a protest in -- -- gives developers who want to build a shopping mall there really a symbolic stance.
Against what many perceived as a growing infringement.
Of rights in the secular society.
You have Susan is right in fact would -- it's not about the -- it's not about the park it's really about the direction.
That prime minister -- and it's taken kind Turkey to.
If you look at ticket has this isn't this -- great split.
Between the tradition of the founder of this great man with a -- command that it took.
Who who died in 1939.
And it's -- it's -- the direction.
Of -- tell you -- the -- that's what the fight is all about the trees are just a pretext.
What's your reaction to the heavy handed tactics this prime minister has used to impose law and order and his country.
When it created disappointment because when you think of that in fact been a delight is not as Mubarak -- -- -- -- is not.
Mom and Qaddafi is not addicted -- in that the -- -- He's been elected three times since 2002.
Women this is a man with a mandate and he did he didn't really have to face the -- -- -- In them in the heavy handedly he did but that's very much -- temperament of mr.
-- the 13 the one.
Comes from the neighbor didn't stumble of -- and have cut some Prussia.
It's a tough neighborhood he himself prides himself on being a tough man.
The -- instances and and and times and circumstances.
When you don't just need toughness you also need wisdom and that's what's been missing in this confrontation.
But no doubt that these protests are having an impact on the region what we've seen as -- fall out here.
When I think and that's sad truth tonight when -- when you take a look at 200 to one ones -- the one with sending to that region this whole package.
We'll -- Islamism and success for the economy.
He took the show on the road he took that package and need to get tool old -- of states of this local -- out of spring.
And even as these these protests put raging in his own country he was clued in North Africa it was -- Algeria.
And Morocco and Tunisia.
I was in this stumble when I was watching human fat and peddling his -- his combination his package to the north Africans led his country.
Was boiling so I think that package that they're -- on presented to the out of this idea.
Of moderate Islamism that winds through the batter's box and develops the economy has been severely damage in the last events.
-- -- always great seeing you and we thank you so much for your insights on what is obviously.
-- troubling situation there in that part of the world thank you for joining us.
Think -- very much.
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