Category Archives: Far Right

Turkish Minister Kaya deported from the Netherlands: Ankara-Amsterdam crisis in a nutshell

Turkish Minister of Family and Social Affairs, Fatma Betül Sayan Kaya has been declared persona-non grata in the Netherlands following a row of diplomatic tension between the two countries when Turkish government insisted on campaigning abroad on the week of … Continue reading

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Rainbow Colors Not Allowed in Istanbul Pride

The organized LGBTI movement in Turkey has been growing and gaining more recognition as a progressive force. Accordingly, its activities faced more repression. (original: Katoikos) Istanbul Pride does not have a very long history, yet it has recently become increasingly significant. … Continue reading

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Turkey Arrests 3 “Academics for Peace” Signatories

Over 1100 academics from 89 universities in Turkey had gathered in a meeting hall in Taksim, Istanbul on the 11th of January, to compile a declaration calling for peace. The original text demanded Turkish government to end the “siege” in … Continue reading

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Assailants of Turkish Journalist Change Statements, 3 of 4 Get Freed

A prominent Turkish anchorman of the critical news network CNNTurk and columnist for critical daily newspaper Hurriyet, Ahmet Hakan had been subjected to a brutal attack by four men recently. The assailants had then quickly been caught and taken to … Continue reading

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Sansür ve gözetim başka Charlie Hebdo saldırılarını engeller mi?

Fransa yaşanan terör saldırıları sonrası çareyi “vatanseverlik yasası” ve sansür & gözetim uygulamalarında arıyor, fakat sorunun temeline inilmedikçe büyük bir entegrasyon sorunu kaçınılmaz. (Orjinali AGOS’ta) Son günlerde gerçekleşen ve toplam 17 kişinin ölümüyle sonuçlanan saldırı olaylarını kınamak için, 11 Ocak … Continue reading

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Controversy at Istanbul Charlie Hebdo Solidarity Rally

As in many other places around the world, Istanbul today had a solidarity rally to commemorate the victims of Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris that left 12 people dead. There have been controversial statements in Turkey with regards to the … Continue reading

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İsveç’te Cami Saldırıları ve Aşırı Sağ SverigeDemokraterna’nın Yükselişi

On yıldan uzun süredir din ve etnik kimlik temelli saldırılarda bir artış gözlenirken bu saldırılar birbirleriyle ilişkili olarak gerçekleşmemiş bile olsa etkileri çok geniş bir yelpazede kendine yer ediniyor. (Aslı Bianet’te)   2007 yılında Erasmus programı için İsveç’e ilk gittiğimde … Continue reading

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“Say Stop to Antisemitism” Protest was held in Istanbul

  There has been a steep rise in antisemitic hate speech and attacks in Turkey over the last few years. Especially during and after every Israeli offensive in Palestinian lands. Most recently some racist and violent groups have taken up … Continue reading

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Russia Invades Ukraine?

  After invasion and annexation of Crimea from Ukraine and forcing the region to join into Russian lands, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ambitions were nowhere to stop at the borders of the rest of an internationally recognized sovereign state, Ukraine. … Continue reading

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Kimlik Siyaseti ve Bireyselci Mikrodemokrasi İttifakı

(orjinali AGOS’ta) Korsan Parti’den Gürkan Özturan, Avrupa siyasetinde öne çıkan bireyselleşme ve mikro demokrasi eğilimini Agos’a yazdı.   Milliyetçiliğin siyasi ideolojinin temeline yerleşmesiyle oluşturulmaya başlanan kimlik siyaseti, geçen iki yüzyılda gittikçe etkisini artırdı. Bugün yalnızca Türkiye’de değil, herhangi bir yetkilinin … Continue reading

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