Category Archives: Radical Right

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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“Kill LGBTI Persons” Read the Posters of Young Islamic Defense in Ankara

Istanbul’s LGBTI parade during the ‘Pride Week 2015’ had earlier been declared unlawful by the Istanbul Governor. The reason being pride and Islamic holy month of Ramadan’s coinciding with each other. Governor’s declaration outlawing the pride combined with excessive police … Continue reading

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Charlie Hedbo Cover Sparks Outrage in Turkey, yet Facebook OKs Lynching Campaign

Following Cumhuriyet Daily’s publication of the Charlie Hebdo’s latest issue, Turkey found herself in the middle of a very heated debate on “press freedom”. As soon as the daily was announced that the content would be printed in Turkish for … 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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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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Oyunu Avrupa’ya Ver

Yıllar içerisinde Avrupa Birliği çapındaki seçimlerde katılım oranlarının düşük olması, bugüne değin özellikle aşırı sağ partilerin faydalanabileceği atmosferlerin oluşmasında büyük bir etmen oldu. (orjinali Bianet’te) Avrupa Parlamentosu yeni bir seçimin arefesindeyken, seçim sonuçlarına dair tahminler ve yoklama sonuçları halen Avrupa … Continue reading

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Police Brutality’s Teenager Victim’s Trial

“Just at the age of 19 yet, Free world in his dreams… The striped jersey that he kissed Shall live in his memory. Ali İsmail Korkmaz” The trial of the policemen who beat Ali İsmail to death during protests brutally … Continue reading

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Turkish War Cabinet Ready; Protests Suppressed with Violence Again!

As the corruption and bribery issues dominate Turkish daily agenda and graft probe turns into a political crisis, AKP is facing more than just a governmental obstacle before elections. The Gülen movement has started an all out attack against Erdogan’s … Continue reading

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Police Attacks Permitted Protests against Corruption

Turkey has experienced another day of police violence east and west today. In the east people have been protesting the wall of shame, built as a separation against Rojava area of Syria as a way of preventing unauthorized border passing. … Continue reading

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Avrupa’da “Yeni” Nazi Selamı

Avrupa bütünleşmesinin tek plan, tek ses, tek alternatif üzerinden gitmesi sisteme dair tüm eleştirilerin aşırı sağ gruplarda birleşmesine yol açıyor. Son örneği, bir komedyenin sisteme eleştiri olarak ortaya attığı yeni selamlaşma hareketinin Neonazilerce üstlenilmesiydi. (orjinali: http://bianet.org/biamag/toplum/152225-avrupa-da-yeni-nazi-selami ) Geçtiğimiz aylarda Polonya’da Auschwitz ölüm … Continue reading

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