Turkish opposition condemns gov't for banning union that opposed Istanbul redevelopment plans

  • by: SUZAN FRASER , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 10, 2013 - 7:20 AM

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey's parliament banned a union from approving construction projects, with opposition parties saying Wednesday the group of architects and city planners was being punished by the government for challenging redevelopment plans in Istanbul that ignited nationwide protests last month.

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