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“Tolaz the Parrot” Locked Up: State of Media in Turkey

Academia and media in Turkey have been devastated by two gruesome decree rulings that stripped academics of their work and shut down over a dozen media organisations. The purge continues with full speed, and an unfortunate victim of imprisonment has … Continue reading

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Journalist Stabbed to Death in Istanbul Because of a Snowball!

Journalist Nuh Koklu had been playing snow fight with his friends on the evening of February 18 in Istanbul’s Kadıköy district when he was going back home from Homeland Security Bill sit-in that ended earlier at Kadıköy’s ‘Bull Square’. The … 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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#OccupyGezi Blogger Nominated for Citizen Journalist of the Year Award

  The Radical Democrat has been actively reporting on the news of #OccupyGezi and the social movement events that followed in the aftermath. For spreading the news globally and informing people of the new creative methods of resistance and inspiring … Continue reading

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