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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… …

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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… …

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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… …

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Building autonomy in Turkey and Kurdistan: an interview with D.A.F.- Revolutionary Anarchist Action

In May 2015, Corporate Watch researchers travelled to Turkey and Kurdistan to investigate the companies supplying military equipment to the Turkish police and army. We talked to a range of groups from a variety of different movements and campaigns. Below is the transcript of our interview with three members of the anarchist group Devrimci Anarşist Faaliyet (DAF, or Revolutionary Anarchist Action) in Istanbul during May 2015. DAF are involved in… …

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6 December 2014, Solidarity with Nikos Romanos in Turkey

Today, we were on streets for Alexis who was murdered by Greek State and for Nikos Romanos who  has been on  hunger strike for 26 days against the repression of the same state. Today, we were on streets for our sisters and brothers who have been murdered while resisting in Greece, in Ferguson, in Mexico, in Kobanê. Today, we were on streets for Berkin, Ali İsmail, Ethem, Arin, Kader, Suphi… …

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Video Channel from insurrected Turkey. Spread the News / Never Trust Mass Media!

This is a youtube channel with videos from revolted Turkey Download them, share them, see them before the censorship delete them from internet! The social uprising in Turkey continues and our friends and comrades in Turkey need the help from all of us. Share the authentic news from underground media sources, express your solidarity with all possible ways, help the message of revolted Turkish people to travel as further as… …

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Turkish police 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! The occupation of Taksim Gezi Park in İstanbul began on May 28th, 2013. Following the police raid in the park area on May 30th, hackers from the RedHack sabotaged the website of the Beyoglu police headquarters in response to the morning attack. The occupation continued, and thousands of… …

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