Hat Tip Jihad Watch
By SUZAN FRASER, Associated Press Writer Sun May 13, 12:33 PM ET
IZMIR, Turkey - Choking the highways and crammed onto ferries, hundreds of thousands of Turks streamed into this port city on Sunday in an enormous show of opposition to the pro-Islamic ruling party, increasing pressure on the government ahead of early elections.continued
Some 1.5 million protesters carried anti-government banners, red-and-white Turkish flags and pictures of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, who founded the secular republic in 1923.
Turkish flags hung from balconies and windows, as well as buses and fishing boats and yachts bobbing in Izmir's bay
To Slide Show
Now Compare that with THIS
Streets of Seething ??
ISTANBUL, Turkey - Thousands of angry Turks burned an Israeli flag Friday and chanted “Murderer Israel, Get out of Palestine!” to protest Israel’s offensive into the Gaza Strip.
Hundreds of women, wearing black chadors or covering their heads with Islamic-style head scarves, carried Palestinian flags and banners which read: “Israel is burning Palestine.”
Police said about 5,000 people participated in the protest outside Istanbul’s Bayazid Mosque.
I wonder if CNN or others will be talking about the Seething Secular Street in Turkey tonight?
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