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...

Transformation or Make-Over? Turkish foreign policy after the Davutoğlu era

Transformation or Make-Over? Turkish foreign policy after the Davutoğlu era

*Source: ruspravda.info © Transformation or Make-Over? Turkish foreign policy after the Davutoğlu era According to many experts and observers, foreign policy has undergone a rapid transformation...

Dutch Turks: a diaspora under the shadow of Turkish politics

Dutch Turks: a diaspora under the shadow of Turkish politics

Recent events in Turkey have had repercussions among the Turkish diaspora in Holland, highlighting existing differences among Dutch Turks and their attitudes to the Turkish...

Military coup underway in Turkey

Military coup underway in Turkey

President Erdoğan speaks to NTV reporters via Facetime, urging people to “protect democracy” by taking to the streets against the coup. *Source: Independent Turkey © Military...

“We Reject”: The success story of Turkish Cypriot youth

“We Reject”: The success story of Turkish Cypriot youth

Source: Reddediyoruz Official Facebook Page © “We Reject”: The success story of Turkish Cypriot youth The failed coup d’etat of July 15 shook Turkish society to...

What you need to know about Turkey’s failed coup attempt

What you need to know about Turkey’s failed coup attempt

Soldiers are being arrested by a police officer in Ankara after the failed coup *Source: imc tv  © What you need to know about Turkey’s...

Will Turkey really reintroduce the death penalty?

Will Turkey really reintroduce the death penalty?

*Source: Bianet © Will Turkey really reintroduce the death penalty? Istanbul was flooded with government and anti-coup demonstrations over the weekend. Whilst lauded for their efforts in...