I am the corpse of the Other… The Kurd you call “terrorist”. The Armenian you insult. The Greek whose home you confiscated, The Rom you throw out, the Arab you despise.
This is a new translation of an article published in Turkish, denouncing the trivialization of torture in Turkey, not to say its promotion by groups and factions within and outside the State.
The death of a Kurdish child is no longer newsworthy in Turkish « big media ». The war goes on killing children, silently.
After 13 days in custody and in isolation, journalist-photographer Çağdaş Erdoğan, was placed in preventive detention in Istanbul on September 13 under the now-traditional accusation of belonging to a terrorist organization.
Zeynep Koçak questioned author and journalist Ercan Jan Aktaş, a conscientious objector now exiled in France… A friendly interview, published in Turkish in Kopuntu on September 30th 2017.
Archeologists have insisted on being involved in the demolition and reconstruction projects carried out in the historical neighborhood of Sur (Diyarbakır), destroyed by Turkish governmental forces.
The Turkish President’s spokesperson Ibrahim Kalın has declared that “all is ready for an intervention in Efrîn.” The AKP’s attacks and threats against the gains of the Kurdish people continue.
Ferhat Öncü is one of the HDP members of Parliament imprisoned in Turkey… He represents the town of Şırnak and has been in detention since November 4 2016. He was arrested along with nine other members of Parliament, including HDP Co-Presidents Selahattin Demirtaş and Figen Yüksekdağ. Today a life sentence to be served in full was requested against […]
Gabar was a French national who joined the YPG in Rojava. He was interviewed for a book titled “La Commune du Rojava”, éditions SyllepsE, 2017. Wounded at that time, Gabar had vowed to return to the fight.
Promesse faite, promesse tenue. Il y aura bien un 2e festival du film au Rojava. Et nous en annonçons les contenus, même si le Rojava, encerclé par les guerres ou les menaces n’est toujours pas région facile à atteindre aujourd’hui.
According to his agency 140journos, photographer Çağdaş Erdoğan has been arrested in Istanbul. He was officially arrested on September 13 on the now-traditional accusation of belonging to a terrorist organization.
The Václav Havel İstanbul Prize was awarded to Burhan Sönmez for his novel İstanbul İstanbul, translated in 25 languages.
Wasn’t it one of your royal first ladies who said “if they have no bread, let them eat brioche”? Apparently, this is top of the news in Turkey. Your minister of strange – I mean, foreign – affairs should be coming over shortly to do business with our government.
Kazım Kızıl, aka “Ka”, journalist at Kamera Sokak, photographer and video activist, was taken into custody on April 17 while he was covering a protest demonstration in Izmir, then jailed for three months.
In an article published by Sol Gazetesi, Ayçin Özoktay documents the exploitation of daily domestic service employees, now an integral part of the service industry which functions like other industrial sectors on a capitalist mechanism that rests on the exploitation of a work force « with no security » , « flexible » and « […]