Eurosphere agenda: Looking at Blatter’s defensive positions and arguments… He might have some gone thru some Turkification….

Blatter ‘victim of a conspiracy’  BBC News | Europe | World Edition Fifa president Sepp Blatter is the victim of a conspiracy from “behind the scenes”, his daughter tells the BBC, amid a corruption crisis. FIFA’s Blatter slams US action, Europe ’hate’ campaign FIFA leader Sepp Blatter said May 30 he was “shocked” at the way … Read more

Like Father, Like Son


Spirit of Occupy Gezi haunts Turkey’s authoritarian regime in its second anniversary.

Taksim Square and Gezi Park closed on Gezi anniversary Taksim Square and Gezi Park, in addition to numerous other roads and streets, have been closed to the public on the second anniversary of the anti-government Gezi protests which spread across Turkey And He is scared, getting angrier, helpless and his rhetoric increasingly paranoid, not to mention baseless…: … Read more

In the 2nd anniversary, a massive painting in tribute to Occupy Gezi launched in Karaköy, İstanbul

News in Turkish here Taksim Solidarity: We’re Everywhere on 2nd Anniversary of Gezi Park Resistance 2nd anniversary of Gezi Park Resistance will be commemorated on May 31 inGezi Park at 13 a.m. There will be meetings for Gezi in Beşiktaş and Kadıköy districts of İstanbul at 15 a.m Bianet :: English Right groups call to mark … Read more

#KazliçeşmeDeHalayVAR vs. #YenikapıdaBuluşuyoruz TWO MASSIVE RALLIES in İstanbul today. HDP vs. Erdoğan #TurkeyElections

A genuine crowd… HDP so far had a great grassroots campaigning and the only challanger of AKP hegemony. Now crowning this campaign with a massive rally in İstanbul. AKP mobilized all state resources to challenge HDP rally with the pretext of celebrating the 562nd anniversary of Istanbul’s conquest… Supposedly non-Partisan President Erdoğan hand in hand … Read more

Arms trade allegations panicking the gov’t…”Prosecutor Demands the Ban of MİT Trucks News and Investigation Launched against Cumhuriyet

“MİT Trucks” Investigation Launched against Cumhuriyet Bianet :: English An investigation’s been launched against Cumhuriyet Daily Newspaper published the photos of arms found in MİT Trucks. Prosecutor Demands the Ban of MİT Trucks News Bianet :: English Public Prosecutor of İstanbul launched an investigation against Can Dündar, Chief Editor of Cumhuriyet due to MİT Trucks news and … Read more

#TurkeyElections- HDP co-chair mocks Erdoğan’s nationwide inaugurations… Main opposition CHP’s election truck towed away in Erzurum…

HDP co-chair mocks Erdoğan’s nationwide inaugurations Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş celebrated opening a soda can during his meeting with Turkish humorists and cartoonists in Istanbul, teasing President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s successive inauguration meetings on the run up to the June 7 elections. Main opposition CHP’s election truck towed away in Erzurum An election campaign … Read more

Meet the new Kösem Sultan, Beren Saat…

Turkish star Beren Saat to play mother of Ottoman sultan in new drama Renowned actress Beren Saat will play the title role in a new Turkish drama, titled “Kösem Sultan.” In photos: Priceless Roman artifacts on display in Turkish villager’s garden Authorities have issued a permit for a villager in southern Turkey to display a number of … Read more

#MitTırlarındanSilahÇıktı- Cumhuriyet daily claims Syria-bound Turkish intelligence trucks were full of weapons to Syrian Jihadis and now under probe…

Turkish daily probed over scoop on Syria-bound intelligence trucks Turkish prosecutors have launched an investigation into daily Cumhuriyet over its May 29 story on Syria-bound trucks belonging to the National Intelligence Organization (MİT), which were stopped and searched by soldiers last year.

Cyberculture agenda: UN: Encryption and Anonymity Must Be Protected

UN: Encryption and Anonymity Must Be Protected  TorrentFreak For the past several years and particularly in the wake of the Edward Snowden revelations, interest in encrypted and anonymous communications has spread to a much wider audience. Survey: Many Users Never Read Social Networking Terms of Service Agreements  All Facebook by Kimberlee Morrison As reported by SocialTimes last … Read more

EFD Rights Watch: Map of Mass Graves by Human Rights Association, Turkey

INTERNATIONAL WEEK AGAINST DISAPPEARANCES: İHD: 348 Mass Graves 4.201 Bodies Found Bianet :: English İHD and lost people’s family members came together once again to look for their lost relatives and request the offenders to be judged. According to İHD Map of Mass Graves, 4.201 bodies were found in 348 mass graves. The Map here Turkey fined … Read more

Gezi Direnişini en güzel anlatan “Twitter flood”ı by @failedulixes #GeziyiUnutma

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Not surprisingly, Turkey did not meet its promise of $200 million aid to Palestine

Turkey says stands behind promise for $200 million aid to Palestine Attacks by opposition parties against the government over its perceived failure to keep its promises of assistance to the Gaza Strip appear to have prompted a top Turkish agency to list in detail the country’s assistance to Gaza, which has long been strangled by blockades, … Read more

#GeziyiUnutma- For the 2nd Anniversary A Playlist on #OccupyGezi

Eurosphere agenda: Spanish establishment shaken… “Europe must take in 40K refugees in 2 years…

Anti-austerity parties soar in Spanish elections as Greece threatens default  Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow Two new, anti-establishment parties (including one that grew out of the indignados movement — a kind of Spanish precedent to Occupy) took key seats in regional and municipal elections in yesterday’s Spanish election, which is a kind of dress rehearsal for the … Read more