Following police action to clear Gezi Park in Istanbul, the Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan escalates the crisis with sharp attacks on the demonstrators.
Protesters in Gezi Park say Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan is appealing to his supporters' religious sensibilities to turn them against demonstrators, while people outside the park appeal for unity.
They prepare for the G8 summit, bargaining and fighting for their bosses. Because they carry the weight of the summit's work, they're called "Sherpas," like those most famous of Himalayan baggage bearers.
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