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Reduced Prison Sentence for Murderers of Teenager during #OccupyGezi

Ali İsmail Korkmaz, a lively teenager at the age of 19. A university student. Socially aware and responsible young person. He was beaten to death during Turkey’s Occupy Gezi protests in Eskişehir by a team of policemen, shopkeepers and pro-government … Continue reading

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“Lethal Weapon FN303 used against protestors” admit Turkish Police Forces

Turkish police forces had proven themselves to have almost no limits when it comes to suppressing anti-government protests over the years. One major example that has come to be known globally is the Gezi Park protests, investigations regarding which are … Continue reading

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“Exit-Visa” Requirement for Turkish Architects and Engineers

Turkish Union of Engineers’ and Architects’ Chambers (TMMOB) have been a driving force behind social movements in the last couple of years. Starting with the Gezi Park protests, TMMOB has been well known by almost everyone in Turkey as well … Continue reading

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“Çarşı” the Ultras to Hold Protest Rally in Cologne

  Gezi Park was raided by the police and most people were losing hope when Çarşı started a call for solidarity and asked for 100 gas masks to take back the park. Raising hopes in doing so, the ultras have … Continue reading

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Watching “The Pirate Bay: Away From Keyboard” at Swedish Palace in Istanbul

Tonight, a new series of events (Popcorn Nights) have set off with the screening of #TPB #AFK at the Swedish Palace in Istanbul, or in other words Consulate General of Sweden in Istanbul. However strange it felt to watch this … Continue reading

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Taksim Solidarity on Trial for #OccupyGezi Protests

  Taksim Solidarity stands a trial today. For raising voice against all kinds of injustice and crimes committed by the state against civilians. For trying to stop unlawful destruction and demolition of public spaces. Members of Taksim Solidarity were detained … Continue reading

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Gezi Anniversary Faced With Heavy Crackdown: Police Rule in Istanbul

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Taksim Square Lock-Down on the Anniversary of Gezi

Governor of Istanbul gave out a press statement saying that a commemoration in Taksim Square would not be permitted on the anniversary of Gezi Park protests. He explained himself saying “there are small groups with ulterior motives that want to … Continue reading

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How was Berkin Elvan killed?

English; 14 year old ‪#‎Berkin‬ Elvan was shot with a 850 gr. gas cannister on june 16th. He was not a protester he was going to the market to buy some bread. He was in a coma trying to survive fighting infections … Continue reading

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Turkish National Broadcaster TRT to Criminalize Opinions and Thoughts

Turkish National Television and Radio (TRT) Directorate has been carrying out an investigation regarding the Gezi Park protests and there has been rumors that TRT started a hunt to track down whoever supported Gezi Park protests and investigate on the … Continue reading

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