For the past five days, I have woken up to many emails, Facebook messages, and comments on this blog. All of them are asking the same question.
Should I cancel my holiday to Turkey?
Will my family be safe?
The questions are all relating to the wave of demonstrations that have swept the country. Most images in the mainstream media show the Taksim area with demonstrators being tear-gassed or hit with water cannons and streets that have been vandalized or looted. Continue Reading