Author: Harriet Fildes

In Solidarity and Discussion with Turkey’s so-called ‘Fifth Column’

In Solidarity and Discussion with Turkey’s so-called ‘Fifth Column’

*Source: haberport © In Solidarity and Discussion with Turkey’s so-called ‘Fifth Column’ International Academics Rally Behind Turkish Counterparts In Turkey’s latest unfathomable decent into polarization and...

Civilians Trapped and Journalist Shot; What’s going on in Cizre?

Civilians Trapped and Journalist Shot; What’s going on in Cizre?

*Source: ANF © Civilians Trapped and Journalist Shot; What’s going on in Cizre? Dozens of injured civilians from the Cudi neighbourhood of Cizre have been trapped...

Who is Responsible for the Death of Turkish Democracy?

Who is Responsible for the Death of Turkish Democracy?

*Source: Reuters / Osman Orsal © Who is Responsible for the Death of Turkish Democracy? While the EU continued to play make-believe accession talks with Turkey,...

A Political Obituary of Ahmet Davutoğlu – a Post-Script in Turkish Foreign Policy?

A Political Obituary of Ahmet Davutoğlu – a Post-Script in Turkish Foreign Policy?

With the news that the Executive Council had curbed the Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu’s power to elect district officials, the end was clearly nigh:...

A state of emergency: what next for the Kurdish press?

A state of emergency: what next for the Kurdish press?

*Source: Bianet A state of emergency: what next for the Kurdish press? In the latest in in a string of media closures under Turkey’s ongoing...

One year on, Ankara remembers

One year on, Ankara remembers

*Today, mourners mark the one year anniversary of the Ankara bombing, October 10, 2015. Source: Emine Kart A year ago today, Turkey suffered the worst...

Trump and Tayyip: The new revolutionaries

Trump and Tayyip: The new revolutionaries

Want to know what Trump’s America will look like? Look no further than Turkey. It has, as I’m sure most of you will agree, been...