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LGBTQI+ people in Turkey – As long as the world keeps running we will be here

Branded as terrorists by President Erdoğan’s hardline regime, LGBTQI+ people in Turkey are finding ways to express themselves and build solidarity, writes Tuğçe Özbiçer. As my friends and I climb the old staircase to a bar in Istanbul’s vibrant Taksim district, I’m surprised to hear the establishment’s name. I thought Şahika had shut down but it seems my friends had just stopped going. ‘Queer managers took over,’ they explain, ‘so… …

Global movement

The young Turks rejecting Islam-by Selin Girit BBC News, Istanbul

This is the only thing left that connects me to Islam,” says Merve, showing me her bright red headscarf. Merve teaches religion to elementary school children in Turkey. She used to be a radical believer of Islam. “Until recently, I would not even shake hands with men,” she tells me in an Istanbul cafe. “But now I do not know whether there is a God or not, and I really… …

Local movement

Κοίτα Δίπλα: Φεστιβάλ Σινεμά & Πολιτισμού από την Τουρκία Παρ.29-Σαββ. 30/9 & Κυρ. 1/10 στο Θέατρο Εμπρός // Festival of Cinema & Culture from Turkey at EMBROS/Athens

[text: Eng. / Ελλ.] Το Libby Sacer Foundation παρουσιάζει Κοίτα Δίπλα: φεστιβάλ σινεμά & πολιτισμού από την Τουρκία Παρ. 29, Σαββ. 30/9 & Κυρ. 1/10 στο Θέατρο Εμπρός, Ρ. Παλαμήδη 2, Ψυρρή Ένα τριήμερο αφιερωμένο στη Τουρκία, γεμάτο ταινίες, μουσικές, συζητήσεις, περφόρμανς και πολλά ακόμη. Το φεστιβάλ είναι κατά κύριο λόγο κινηματογραφικό, αφού θα προβληθούν πάνω από 15 μικρού ή μεγάλου μήκους ταινίες, μυθοπλασίας και ντοκιμαντέρ, όλες με αγγλικούς και ελληνικούς υπότιτλους. Επιπλέον κάθε μέρα… …

Void Network News

ΣΥΝΕΛΕΥΣΗ-ΕΝΗΜΕΡΩΣΗ για τις Ελεύθερες Αυτοδιοικούμενες γειτονιές της εξεγερμένης Κωσταντινούπολης ΚΥΡ. 24/1 / ΕΜΠΡΟΣ Info-Talk about the Self- Organised neighborhoods of Istanbul in Occupied Theatre Embros in Athens

Open Assembly and Info-Talk about the Self- Organised neighborhoods of Istanbul in Occupied Theatre Embros in Athens / Sun. 24 January 2016 / starts at 19.00 ΣΥΝΕΛΕΥΣΗ-ΕΝΗΜΕΡΩΣΗ  για τις Ελεύθερες Αυτοδιοικούμενες γειτονιές της εξεγερμένης Κωσταντινούπολης  ΚΥΡΙΑΚΗ 24/1 ώρα 19.00  Ελεύθερο Αυτοδιαχειριζόμενο  Θέατρο ΕΜΠΡΟΣ  (Ρ.Παλαμήδη 2, Ψυρρή, Αθήνα) Πριν λίγο καιρό έφτασε στα χέρια μας αυτή η επιστολή-πρόταση από μία Ελληνίδα που ζει στην Τουρκία, την Όλγα. “Θέλω καταρχήν να σας μιλήσω πολύ σύντομα,… …

Void Network News

8-9 June 2013 – Call for International Solidarity with #OccupyGezi // OCCUPY PLANET EARTH!

Calling on people of all cities of the world! Come out this weekend and reclaim your public spaces to show solidarity with #OccupyGezi and the many waves of protests in Turkey!What began as a small occupation to protect Istanbul’s Gezi Park erupted within a matter of days into massive protests that spread like wildfire across Turkey. A key trigger was the disproportionate use of force by the police. Just as… …

Void Network News

INTERNATIONAL Solidarity to the struggle of Turkish people against Global Totalitarianism!

Turkish state has started a war against the people. Many people are dead. >>> VOID NETWORK EXPRESSES SOLIDARITY FOR THE PEOPLE IN TURKEY AND THEIR STRUGGLE. THE INTERNATIONAL STRUGGLE AGAINST GLOBAL TOTALITARIANISM CONTINUES! WE SHALL OVERCOME! >>> WE INVITE OUR FRIENDS AT SYNTAGMA SQ. ATHENS GREECE Saturday 1st JUNE 2013 at 18.00 Solidarity for Turkish people demo >>>> for more info about the struggle in Turkey:  …

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