New Turkish sites on UNESCO list… so that we can destroy them… news from the social fabric…

New Turkish sites on UNESCO list Ten new cultural and natural Turkish heritage sites have been included in the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List Ministry’s plan allows facilities to be built in Turkey’s untouched Ihlara Valley The Turkish Environment and Urbanization Ministry has prepared a special environment protection plan for the Ihlara Valley in Turkey’s central Anatolian … Read more

From #thebobs15 jury meeting, Berlin, Germany

          Winners will be announced on May 3, 2015   [View the story “From #thebobs15 jury meeting, Berlin, Germany” on Storify]

Oh he is upset in Batman, not all citizens like the President… #TurkeyElections

Workers’ protest, mayors’ boycott marrs Erdoğan’s speech Turkish President Erdoğan’s speech in a southeastern Turkish province was marred by a protest of workers and local mayors decision to boycott the presidential visit on May 2. Erkan Saka @sakaerka: This brave woman shows V sign to Erdoğan’s bus, bodyguards did beat and detain her. via @arahmangok Turkish PM, … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “Spain’s hologram protests

France outcry over school skirt ban  BBC News | Europe | World Edition France faces a fresh backlash against its ban on religious signs in schools after a 15-year-old Muslim girl is sent home for wearing a long black skirt. Charlie artist ends Muhammad cartoons BBC News | Europe | World Edition Charlie Hebdo artist “Luz”, who … Read more

A roundup for #BaltimoreRiots

Baltimore set for ‘victory rally’ as officers charged Thousands expected to attend march, celebrating charges against six police officers over custodial death of a black man.  AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (IN DEPTH) / Clashes in US city Baltimore after Freddie Gray funeral AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (IN DEPTH) National Guard, curfew activated amid confrontations after memorial for black … Read more

A roundup of #MayDay in #istanbul. A summary of deteriorating freedoms in Turkey #1Mayıs

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IFEX statement on World Press Freedom Day: On courage, resilience, and finding a way #WPFD2015

World Press Freedom Day: On courage, resilience, and finding a way For immediate release 1 May 2015On May 3, World Press Freedom Day, we honour the bravery of journalists who face obstacles head on, and the ingenuity they show in getting around them. But journalists themselves cannot—and should not—be press freedom’s only line of … Read more


TEMSİLİ KARANFİL “Başkaları adam gibi yaşasın diye gülünün solduğu akşam ölenler adam gibi ölmüşlerdir” demişim bir yazımda birkaç yıl önce. “Adam gibi ölünüz” demişti muktedir bir konuşmasında. Askerlik yan gelip yatma yeri değildi. Şehit cenazeleri duble yollar sayesinde çarçabuk evlerine ulaştırılıp helallik alınabiliyordu analardan. Kapılarındaki Kabe’yi görmeyenler, bir yerden bir yere bilmem kaç dakika erken … Read more

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