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...

How the Toxic Patriarchy of War Plays out on Kurdish Women’s Bodies

How the Toxic Patriarchy of War Plays out on Kurdish Women’s Bodies

*Source: Sputnik News © How the Toxic Patriarchy of War Plays out on Kurdish Women’s Bodies “What is naked today is not the body of a...

Inside the Smuggling Network of Istanbul

Inside the Smuggling Network of Istanbul

*Source: Roland Hoskins © Inside the Smuggling Network of Istanbul For the vast majority of refugees and migrants, using the Turkish network of traffickers is the...

Turkish Power and the Limits of Free Speech: Going Dutch

Turkish Power and the Limits of Free Speech: Going Dutch

A Dutch cartoon entitled “the long arm of Erdoğan” featuring the Turkish President as an alpha male or the king of ‘monkey rock’ (apenrots), seemingly...