Martyrs or terrorists? Why such an ignoble question about women’s bodies in this dirty Turkish war around Afrin?
We are publishing here one information among all those regularly sent by the humanitarian authorities on the Northern Syria Federation to chancelleries, media, and international associations concerning Afrin.
Three exhibitions are ending, another one is upcoming in Paris. Each time, Zehra Doğan’s free and collective words hit the mark as the free part of her speaks out from her prison.
Amedspor soccer player Deniz Naki has been through the mill… Former member of the FC St Pauli, he had joined the team of Amedspor, a club in Amed (Diyarbakır) that competes in D3 in Turkey. He played with them for two seasons and a half… Until…
Because it suddenly becomes obvious that Picasso’s faces, those of the civilian victims of the bombings in Guernica, have a cruel similarity with those painted by Zehra Doğan.
The two latest decrees with force of law n°695 and 696, announced on December 24 2017 in Turkey don’t stop with the declaration of new purges. They promise quasi-immunity to “civilians” demonstrating their “civic” anti-terrorism.
Feigning innocence from her podium, last December 13, Ayşenur Bahçekapılı the AKP’s acting Parliamentary President, asked Osman Baydemir, HDP deputy for Şanlıurfa: “Where is Kurdistan?”
Beginning a new article on Turkey means returning to these past few years during which wars, crimes against humanity, geostrategic games, and Occidental duplicities have built up an impossible situation in the Middle East.
Written by Ermira Kola, translated from the Italian to French by Sylvain Bianchi. The English version is based on the French translation by Renée Lucie Bourges. See the original article here: Lala e la circolar
According to the article by Fundanur Öztürk published on BBC Türkçe on December 7 2017, 1100 graduates in medicine who were supposed to begin their 2 year compulsory service have not yet started working, because investigations opened against them under the emergency law have not been finalized yet.
In this thorougly inegalitarian Turkish society, children are affected of course, as they always were. Notwithstanding the nationalistic and bigoted stance of the AKP’s leadership, Turkey has now moved on to shameless and uncontrolled liberalism.
Journalist and artist Zehra Doğan, incarcerated in the Type E prison in Diyarbakır (Amed), addressed a succinct message to Jin News on the role of Art in the fight against domination.
Zehra, is this then the way women live? Aragon would have written to you in this way, we are sure of it. But your words are the ones we are inserting in this article, the ones with which you could have answered him.
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.