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Video: Mass Yoga Demonstration Joins Protests in Turkey

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Protestors in Istanbul, Turkey have been occupying Gezi Park for six days now. To continue the peaceful demonstrations, yogis have joined the cause holding classes in the park. The mass media is finally catching up with them. Here’s footage from Taksim Square displaying about 100 people joining together in their yoga practice, a “new form of protest.” Via Chicago Tribune.

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“So the forces of political Islam are strong.

But so is the force of Facebook, yoga and the barricades.

In the end it will come down to how much tear gas one side can dish out, and how much the other can take.” – Paul Mason, BBC News

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Yoga Joins Peaceful Protests at Istanbul’s Gezi Park

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  • Great demonstration of people power here, it’s amazing how we can all get together and unite for change. We need to encourage this throughout the world!!!!

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