News of the Week, January 4th, 2016

News of the Week, January 4th, 2016

*Source: Yahoo News © News of the Week, January 4th, 2016 A bite size round-up of last week’s events; Can Dündar and Erdem Gül Vigil...

News of the Week, January 25th, 2016

News of the Week, January 25th, 2016

*Source: EPA © News of the Week, January 25th, 2016 A bite size round-up of last week’s events; Vice President Biden Visits Turkey US Vice...

Government Forces Disperse Crowd Protesting Mining Project in Artvin Wildlife Area

Government Forces Disperse Crowd Protesting Mining Project in Artvin Wildlife Area

*Source: Hürriyet © Government Forces Disperse Crowd Protesting Mining Project in Artvin Wildlife Area Government forces have reportedly dispersed a crowd of protesters in the Cerattepe...

Documentary Film: Celebrating Turkish Women Entrepreneurs

Documentary Film: Celebrating Turkish Women Entrepreneurs

Documentary Film: Celebrating Turkish Women Entrepreneurs It’s March 8, which means that once again communities around the world will be celebrating International Women’s Day. According...

News of the Week, April 11th, 2016

News of the Week, April 11th, 2016

*Source Twitter, Mahir Zeynalov © News of the Week, April 11th, 2016 A bite size round-up of last week’s events; Data Leak and Implications of...

Saudi-Iran Crisis Deepens

Saudi-Iran Crisis Deepens

*Source: AP © Saudi-Iran Crisis Deepens On January 2, Saudi Arabia executed 47 men convicted of terrorism and political activism. Among the executed was also...

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...

EU’s ‘Turkey Progress Report’ Issues Criticisms: State Violence in the East and Refugee Crisis the Elephants in the Room

EU’s ‘Turkey Progress Report’ Issues Criticisms: State Violence in the East and Refugee Crisis the Elephants in the Room

*Source: Today’s Zaman © EU’s ‘Turkey Progress Report’ Issues Criticisms: State Violence in the East and Refugee Crisis the Elephants in the Room The EU’s progress...

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...

Barred, Arrested and Deported: Foreign Journalists Struggle with increased Press Crackdowns in Turkey

Barred, Arrested and Deported: Foreign Journalists Struggle with increased Press Crackdowns in Turkey

*Source: WizardIstanbul © Barred, Arrested and Deported: Foreign Journalists Struggle with increased Press Crackdowns in Turkey Turkey’s crackdowns on members of the press and freedom of...