Category Archives: Turkey

Pushback From #Greece to #Turkey Documented on Camera

The Greek mainstream newspaper Ef.Syn published an article on a pushback from Greece to Turkey based on information by the Watch the Med Alarm.

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#DAF: Statement on #Charlottesville

Solidarity statement by Devrimci Anarşist Faaliyet (DAF), anarchists from Turkey.

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#Turkey: Arrested Anarchist Comrades on Hunger Strike

On May 23 an anarchist comrade and several other people were arrested during a solidarity demonstration with Nuriye Gulmen and Semih Ozakca. The fascist Erdogan regime is supported by the EU, who finances the brutal opression by the Turkish state … Continue reading

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#Crowdfunding: Support Anarchist Resistance in #Turkey! – #anarchism

Revolutionary Anarchist Action (DAF) faces arrests, court cases, and state violence as they stand up to the dictatorial Turkish state. In a situation of an unending “state of emergency” and civil war, resistance is necessary, and our support is critical!

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PKK Prisoners Around Turkey Start Hunger Strike to Free Ocalan

The demands also include an end to the isolation and torture of other political prisoners. Turkey’s political prisoners from the Kurdish Worker’s Party and Kurdistan Women’s Liberation Party started a hunger strike on Wednesday, joining fellow strikers in three other … Continue reading

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The Syrian Kurds & Allegations of War Crimes: The War of Disinformation

Critics respond to Roy Gutman’s special report on the Syrian Kurdish militia.

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Podcast: What Is Happening In Kurdish Village #Korukoy Under Siege?

Kom News editors Giran Ozcan, Josef Yusuf and Mehmet Aksoy discuss developments in Korukoy village in the kurdish region of Southeastern Turkey. Image: Korukoy village in Nusaybin’s Kurdish region, southeast Turkey has been under siege since February 9th, 2017

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#EvimizNeresi? #Turkey: State Paramilitaries Evict Refugee Camp

As of February 8th, refugees living in tents in the Torbalı and Bayındır districts of İzmir are being evicted in accordance with district governorate decisions through the intervention of its gendarmerie State paramilitary force. The tent areas are being removed. … Continue reading

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#Turkey: #Meydan Anarchists — ‘We Are Being Cornered’

Late last month the editor of Meydan anarchist newspaper in Istanbul was sentenced to a year and three months in prison for “supporting terror,” the latest in a string of attempts by the Turkish State to shut down dissenting voices against Erdogan’s government. We reblog a translation of Meydan’s uncompromising response, from their latest edition.  Continue reading

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#Turkey Statement: Prison Sentence to Managing Editor of #Meydan Newspaper

On December 22, a turkish court sentenced managing editor Meydan Hüseyin Civan  of anarchist newspaper to 1 year and 3 months of imprisonment. We publish a first reaction by Meydan.

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