Occupy with Turkish features

By Joe Lombardo For Turkey, Occupy Gezi is an historically unprecedented event as each declaration of defiance issued from the protesters is met with an equally forceful response from the state and the police. These protesters are unique in that their participants are...

The View From Gezi Park | by Olivia Walton

Over a month has passed since police first attacked peaceful protestors in Istanbul’s Gezi Park in June 2013. Already analysts are trying to explain, predict, and measure the protests that were triggered across Turkey by that moment. The international press...

Can the Kurds emerge from the political wilderness?

Kurdish Human Rights Action Group, South Africa Amidst political turmoil in the Middle East, the fledgling peace process aimed at resolving the Kurdish question in Turkey remains on the agenda. A process has begun in Turkey which has the potential to find solutions to...