News of the Week – December 14th, 2015

News of the Week – December 14th, 2015

*Source: AFP – Ahmad al -Rubaye © News of the Week – December 14th, 2015 Everything you missed last week in Turkey Turkish Troops Leave...

“Academics for Peace” Group Faces Government Investigations and Threats

“Academics for Peace” Group Faces Government Investigations and Threats

*source: sendika.org © “Academics for Peace” Group Faces Government Investigations and Threats The “Academics for Peace Initiative” has been facing a series of government investigations and...

Russia Performing ‘Observation Flights’ over Turkey

Russia Performing ‘Observation Flights’ over Turkey

Source: Russian Insider © Russia Performing ‘Observation Flights’ over Turkey  Despite tensions over the Turkish downing of a Russian warplane in November and the resulting...

Turkey Goes Back to Coal!

Turkey Goes Back to Coal!

*Source: Inhabitant.com © Turkey Goes Back to Coal! The latest in Turkey’s attempts to diversify energy sources sees the release of the 2016 Budget Presentation...

Erdoğan Seeks to Expand Terrorism Definition

Erdoğan Seeks to Expand Terrorism Definition

*Source: Reuters © Erdoğan Seeks to Expand Terrorism Definition Following the recent bomb attack in Ankara, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan made a strong statement. Erdoğan...

Get Your Hands Off My Body: Anarchists Strip for First of May Celebrations in Izmir

Get Your Hands Off My Body: Anarchists Strip for First of May Celebrations in Izmir

Anarchist demonstrators stripped at a May Day protest in Izmir. The poster reads “Desiring power is the greaterst curse of humankind.” *Source: haberler.com © Get Your...

Tensions Escalate in Kurdish South-East: Teachers Evacuated as Locals Prepare for Curfew

Tensions Escalate in Kurdish South-East: Teachers Evacuated as Locals Prepare for Curfew

*Source: AFP © Tensions Escalate in Kurdish South-East: Teachers Evacuated as Locals Prepare for Curfew Three policemen were killed by a PKK attack on a road...

News of the Week, January 18th, 2016

News of the Week, January 18th, 2016

*Source: AA © News of the Week, January 18th, 2016 A bite size round-up of last week’s events; 27 Academics Arrested On Friday, police detained 27...

Thousands of ‘Women for Peace’ protest in Diyarbakır

Thousands of ‘Women for Peace’ protest in Diyarbakır

*Source; Barış için Kadın Girişimi © Thousands of ‘Women for Peace’ protest in Diyarbakır With the echo of gunshots in the background, approximately 2000 women from...

News of the Week, March 1st, 2016

News of the Week, March 1st, 2016

*Source: Can Erok / Reuters © News of the Week, March 1st, 2016 A bite size round-up of last week’s events; Can Dündar and Erdem Gül post-release...