Media gags: bad for the public, good for the government

Media gags: bad for the public, good for the government

Journalists protest press freedom crackdowns while gagged, Ankara, February 15, 2014. *Source: Piero Castellano © Media gags: bad for the public, good for the government A...

The Eight: Turkey’s coup plotters and Greece

The Eight: Turkey’s coup plotters and Greece

*Source: Middle East Monitor  © The Eight: Turkey’s coup plotters and Greece Following an attempted military putsch in Turkey on July 15, eight military officers...

Turkey secures aid for Gaza: Meanwhile, Kurdish Southeast lies in Ruins

Turkey secures aid for Gaza: Meanwhile, Kurdish Southeast lies in Ruins

*Source: newsweek – Gaza, Occupied Palestine after Operation Protective Edge, summer of 2014 © Turkey secures aid for Gaza: Meanwhile, Kurdish Southeast lies in Ruins Reports...

WikiLeaks ‘Erdoğan Leaks’ reinforce questions about data security in Turkey

WikiLeaks ‘Erdoğan Leaks’ reinforce questions about data security in Turkey

*Source: CommonDreams © WikiLeaks ‘Erdoğan Leaks’ reinforce questions about data security in Turkey Allegations that the ‘Erdoğan leaks’ revealed sensitive and private information about women in...

Border killings and deportation: is Turkey really safe for refugees?

Border killings and deportation: is Turkey really safe for refugees?

The treatment of Syrian refugees on and within Turkey’s borders has called into question its classification as a safe third country. *Source: Henry Ridgwell, Voice...

Turkey rallies: is the economy to follow?

Turkey rallies: is the economy to follow?

*Source: Bianet © Turkey rallies: is the economy to follow? As countrywide protests to denounce the failed coup attempt against the ruling Justice and Development...

Bearing Witness: Mustang and Turkey’s divided society

Bearing Witness: Mustang and Turkey’s divided society

The five sisters. *Source: Youtube.com © Bearing Witness: Mustang and Turkey’s divided society Deniz Gamze Ergüven’s first feature length film, Mustang (2015), documents the lives of...

The “Anti-Coup” Coup

The “Anti-Coup” Coup

*Source: Milliyet.com – Leftist activists 17-year-old Erdal Eren, arrested during a protest and accused of killing a soldier, was executed during the 1980 coup in...

Brace for Boris

Brace for Boris

Boris Johnson, Britain’s new Foreign Secretary. *Source: www.mode.com © Brace for Boris Boris Johnson has burst back onto the international scene as the new foreign...

The coup and the Kurds: a lost chance for peace?

The coup and the Kurds: a lost chance for peace?

The HDP has held a series of rallies with the slogan “No to coups! Democracy now!” *Source: Bianet © The coup and the Kurds: a...