Is conservatism beating women’s rights?

Is conservatism beating women’s rights?

*Source: Bianet © The legal chaos that has resulted from the multiple arrests and releases of an assailant who attacked a young nurse for wearing shorts...

Turmoil and Troops in the South East

Turmoil and Troops in the South East

*Source: Sertac Kayar -Reuters © Turmoil and Troops in the South East In the last week alone, dozens of people have been killed in the towns...

Interpreting the Oil-painting of Turkey’s relations with Iraqi Kurdistan and its Domestic Kurdish Tapestry

Interpreting the Oil-painting of Turkey’s relations with Iraqi Kurdistan and its Domestic Kurdish Tapestry

*Source: Wiki Commons © Interpreting the Oil-painting of Turkey’s relations with Iraqi Kurdistan and its Domestic Kurdish Tapestry Since the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) overran Mosul...

Pursuing Terrorists, Deflecting Responsibility: the AKP’s Flawed Fight against Suicide Bombings

Pursuing Terrorists, Deflecting Responsibility: the AKP’s Flawed Fight against Suicide Bombings

 *Source: Erol Uceem/AFP/Getty Images © Pursuing Terrorists, Deflecting Responsibility: the AKP’s Flawed Fight against Suicide Bombings On Monday evening, protestors staged a small demonstration to...

“Whose party is it anyway?” The HDP: Kurdish Powerhouse or Motley Crew of Outcasts?

“Whose party is it anyway?” The HDP: Kurdish Powerhouse or Motley Crew of Outcasts?

*Source: evrensel.net © “Whose party is it anyway?” The HDP: Kurdish Powerhouse or Motley Crew of Outcasts? On April 24th in 1915, a sinister and...

How can Foucault explain Turkish women’s struggle?

How can Foucault explain Turkish women’s struggle?

“Let your report sink, and women live.” This has been one of the mottos upheld by the group of women protesting the recent divorce commission...

“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...

Uncovering the open secret of child labour

Uncovering the open secret of child labour

Today, in Turkey’s farmlands, industrial zones, cafes, workshops and streets, Syrian refugee children have joined the thousands of minors forced to work to survive. My...

A Turkish-American Jew in Palestine: Just like Home

A Turkish-American Jew in Palestine: Just like Home

*Source: All photos authors own © A Turkish-American Jew in Palestine: Just like Home “Hey! Answer me when I am talking to you!” I paused...

The Paris Agreement: A Game Changer?

The Paris Agreement: A Game Changer?

Source: AFP ©  The Paris Agreement: A Game Changer? The answer to whether the Paris Agreement is a game changer can be nothing else but...