Protesters form a human chain in front of police forces at Taksim Square in Istanbul late Wednesday, June 12, 2013. Turkey's government on Wednesday offered a first concrete gesture aimed at ending ... more 
Protesters form a human chain in front of police forces at Taksim Square in Istanbul late Wednesday, June 12, 2013. Turkey's government on Wednesday offered a first concrete gesture aimed at ending nearly two weeks of street protests, proposing a referendum on a development project in Istanbul that triggered demonstrations that have become the biggest challenge to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's 10-year tenure. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Thanassis Stavrakis
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 7:18 PM EDT