This video says about itself:
Police arrests sons of three Turkish ministers for bribery and corruption
18 Dec 2013
A scandal broke out in Turkey involving children of senior officials. Istanbul police held a large-scale anti-corruption operation which resulted in the arrest of 22 people. Among those arrested are sons of the Interior Minister, Minister of Economy and Minister of Environment and Urban Planning.
Translated from NOS TV in the Netherlands:
Violent police attack in Istanbul
Update: Friday 27 Dec 2013, 20:34
On Taksim Square in Istanbul Turkish police attacked protesters harshly. Even before the announced protest started, police used tear gas, water cannons and rubber bullets to chase away the demonstrators.
Thousands of people took to the streets to demonstrate against Prime Minister Erdogan. They want him to step down. The reason for the demonstration is a corruption scandal said to involve sons of ministers.
Erdogan refuses to leave.
Critics accuse Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan of trying to stifle corruption investigation: here.
The struggle between rival camps in the Turkish political elite reached a highpoint on December 25 with the resignation of three senior ministers, followed hours later by a major cabinet reshuffle by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan: here.
- Turkey rocked by corruption scandal – Deutsche Welle (dw.de)
- Turkish prosecutor slams police (edition.cnn.com)
- Turkish protesters urge PM’s resignation as graft scandal shakes govt (sott.net)
- Turkish court issues warrant for detention of Prime Minister’s son (en.trend.az)
- Pressure mounts on Turkey PM Erdogan as corruption scandal escalates (euronews.com)
- Erdogan replaces 10 Turkish ministers amid corruption scandal (jpost.com)
- Corruption Scandal Implicates Turkish PM Erdogan’s Son (novinite.com)
- Turkish corruption scandal: three ministers quit (theguardian.com)
- Thousands in anti-corruption protests; Erdogan defiant (translatingtaksim.wordpress.com)