Looking At London: The World’s Capital City

Looking At London: The World’s Capital City

Looking At London: The World’s Capital City When you take off from İstanbul to London, if the melody of a unique composition “I looked at...

LGBTI in Turkey: In the Aftermath of Gezi and the 2015 Elections

LGBTI in Turkey: In the Aftermath of Gezi and the 2015 Elections

LGBTI in Turkey: In the Aftermath of Gezi and the 2015 Elections Abstract This article is a review of the last thirteen years of the...

The Battle for Kobani: What Is at Stake?

The Battle for Kobani: What Is at Stake?

The Battle for Kobani: What Is at Stake? “What does Kobani have to do with Turkey?” This question by President Erdoğan of Turkey neatly sums...

The Heaven is Here: What 1st November Elections Should Remind Us

The Heaven is Here: What 1st November Elections Should Remind Us

*Cinematographer Lisa Çalan, who lost both her legs in the bombing of the June 5th HDP rally in Diyarbakır, casting her vote (photo source: unknown)...

I too have Kurdish Friends!

I too have Kurdish Friends!

 Source: AFP I too have Kurdish Friends!  I have been considered as a “white Turk” throughout my life. I have grown up in an Aegean...

The Violence of Stability: Some Notes on the Turkish Elections of 1st November

The Violence of Stability: Some Notes on the Turkish Elections of 1st November

The Violence of Stability: Some Notes on the Turkish Elections of 1st November Abstract This paper analyses the context of Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi’s (AKP)...

Other Forms of Resistance from Boğaziçi to Kobane

Other Forms of Resistance from Boğaziçi to Kobane

Other Forms of Resistance from Boğaziçi to Kobane In this article, I will try to express the process of action in Boğaziçi University which has...

Voiceless Turkmen Children of Tuz Khormato: Count Us

Voiceless Turkmen Children of Tuz Khormato: Count Us

*Source: Turksam.org © Voiceless Turkmen Children of Tuz Khormato: Count Us Introduction Children have rights under international human rights law. The United Nation Security Council identifies...

Kürtler: Savaşa da Barışa da Hazırız!

Kürtler: Savaşa da Barışa da Hazırız!

Kürtler: Savaşa da Barışa da Hazırız! 3 Ağustos’ta IŞİD’in Ezidiler’in kutsal kenti Şengal’e saldırılarıyla başlayan olayların Türkiye’de birçok şeyin başlangıcı olacağını ve Ortadoğu’daki dengeleri sarsacağını...

Ergenekon Once Again: an Exemplary Story of How the Law was Abolished

Ergenekon Once Again: an Exemplary Story of How the Law was Abolished

*Source: Sendika.org © Ergenekon Once Again: an Exemplary Story of How the Law was Abolished Summary Turkish Supreme Court reversed the ruling of the First Degree Court...