Author: Yvo Fitzherbert, Freelance Journalist, İstanbul

The Assassination of Tahir Elçi: Another Nail in the Coffin of Peace

The Assassination of Tahir Elçi: Another Nail in the Coffin of Peace

*Source: Euronews © The Assassination of Tahir Elçi: Another Nail in the Coffin of Peace A month ago, in the days leading up to the November...

Turmoil and Troops in the South East

Turmoil and Troops in the South East

*Source: Sertac Kayar -Reuters © Turmoil and Troops in the South East In the last week alone, dozens of people have been killed in the towns...

ISIS Hit Istanbul with Suicide Bomb Killing 10 in Tourist District

ISIS Hit Istanbul with Suicide Bomb Killing 10 in Tourist District

*Source: Associated Press © ISIS Hit Istanbul with Suicide Bomb Killing 10 in Tourist District Istanbul was rocked by a blast on Tuesday morning in the...

A Shared Tragedy: In Memory of Hrant Dink and Tahir Elçi

A Shared Tragedy: In Memory of Hrant Dink and Tahir Elçi

*Source: Anonymous © A Shared Tragedy: In Memory of Hrant Dink and Tahir Elçi Nine years ago today, on a cold Friday morning in 2007, the...

In Memory of Abdi Ipekçi

In Memory of Abdi Ipekçi

*Source: TRT Türk © In Memory of Abdi Ipekçi On February 1st 1979, Abdi Ipekçi was killed in his car outside his apartment building while returning...

The EU Deal; a “Game Changing” Refugee Swap?

The EU Deal; a “Game Changing” Refugee Swap?

*Source: Odyssey © The EU Deal; a “Game Changing” Refugee Swap? The EU may have reached a breakthrough deal with Ankara yesterday during a summit aimed...

Pursuing Terrorists, Deflecting Responsibility: the AKP’s Flawed Fight against Suicide Bombings

Pursuing Terrorists, Deflecting Responsibility: the AKP’s Flawed Fight against Suicide Bombings

 *Source: Erol Uceem/AFP/Getty Images © Pursuing Terrorists, Deflecting Responsibility: the AKP’s Flawed Fight against Suicide Bombings On Monday evening, protestors staged a small demonstration to...