Bombs to Bombast: Is Turkey starting World War III?

Bombs to Bombast: Is Turkey starting World War III?

*Source; DH Flickr © Bombs to Bombast: Is Turkey starting World War III? Terror in Turkey reigned again as Ankara came under attack this week. The...

EU–Turkey Refugee Deal: A Lesson in How Not to Treat Syrian Refugees

EU–Turkey Refugee Deal: A Lesson in How Not to Treat Syrian Refugees

*Source: AP © EU–Turkey Refugee Deal: A Lesson in How Not to Treat Syrian Refugees Can Syrian refugees have human rights? Does the recent EU–Turkey refugee...

Lessons from Turkish-Israeli Normalisation: Just Rhetoric and Realpolitik after all

Lessons from Turkish-Israeli Normalisation: Just Rhetoric and Realpolitik after all

Posters appeared in public places across Turkey following the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s apology to Turkey over Mavi Marmara, stating that “Israel apologized to...

Turkey secures aid for Gaza: Meanwhile, Kurdish Southeast lies in Ruins

Turkey secures aid for Gaza: Meanwhile, Kurdish Southeast lies in Ruins

*Source: newsweek – Gaza, Occupied Palestine after Operation Protective Edge, summer of 2014 © Turkey secures aid for Gaza: Meanwhile, Kurdish Southeast lies in Ruins Reports...

A solution in Syria? Turkey and the Kurdish Question

A solution in Syria? Turkey and the Kurdish Question

*Turkish troops. Source: Middle East Monitor (file photo) © A solution in Syria? Turkey and the Kurdish Question   Turkey began began laying the diplomatic groundwork...

Assassination of Russian ambassador echoes Turkey’s tumultuous past of political violence

Assassination of Russian ambassador echoes Turkey’s tumultuous past of political violence

*Mevlüt Mert Altıntaş, an off-duty member of the Turkish security forces pictured after his shooting of Russian ambassador Andrei Karlov. Source: @GarciaReports on Twitter Yesterday’s...

A Shared Tragedy: In Memory of Hrant Dink and Tahir Elçi

A Shared Tragedy: In Memory of Hrant Dink and Tahir Elçi

*Source: Anonymous © A Shared Tragedy: In Memory of Hrant Dink and Tahir Elçi Nine years ago today, on a cold Friday morning in 2007, the...

Turkish-Kurdish Tensions in Sweden: How did we get here?

Turkish-Kurdish Tensions in Sweden: How did we get here?

*Source; Kira Walker Rudwar ©. Kurds in Sweden at a rally for independence. Turkish-Kurdish Tensions in Sweden: How did we get here? A Kurdish man...

Remembering Halabja after Twenty-eight Years

Remembering Halabja after Twenty-eight Years

*Source: Kurdistana Tumblr © Remembering Halabja after Twenty-eight Years Kurdish history is full of oppression, suffering and conflicts. Among them Halabja always comes forward as the...

Gender Equality or Gender Justice? Policies of State Feminism in Turkey

Gender Equality or Gender Justice? Policies of State Feminism in Turkey

Women protest on International Women’s Day, demonstrating for women’s equality in Turkey, a country which ranked 125 out of 140 states in the Global Gender...