In a bid to educate the American people about the situation in Turkey, a group of protesters recently ran an ad in the New York times at an approximate cost of $50,000
The money was raised via a crowd funding platform and apparently the idea came from a protester's tweet. The ad also contained a the list of their demands including dialogue with the government and not dictatorship.
We just wish we had thought about it first for Egypt. Our ad would run something along the lines of:
Please stop killing us and making us grow facial hair.