Turkey welcomes #G20 Summit with a police raid at Zaman daily…

#Turkish police raid #Zaman newspaper’s headquarters to see if Özgür Bugün’s printed there Turkish columnist faces probe for ‘insulting Erdoğan’ Two separate probes have been launched against Cengiz Çandar, Radikal news portal columnist, for his seven articles allegedly insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Infographics: One-third of ISIL suspects jailed in Turkey are foreigners One-third of all suspects … Read more

A brief semiological analysis of an Erdoğan photo

This photo was released officially after Erdoğan’s talk with Obama before the G -20 Summit. The photo with what it contains and with what not contains gives out much to think about. Among the many possible many symbols, we see that a symbolic ‘Rabia’ sculpture on the left is particularly focused. The photo does not contain a … Read more

A Kurdish town, Silvan, under curfew for 9 days…

Six people were killed during a curfew that has been in place in Diyarbakır’s Silvan district since Nov. 2. (Photo: Cihan) Constant gunshots heard from Silvan, where 6 killed under … Today’s Zaman–16 hours ago Gunshots are being heard constantly from Silvan, Diyarbakır province, due to ongoing clashes between the terrorist Kurdistan Workers’ Party … Silvan, … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “Towards Digital Constitutionalism?… “Head of Facebook in Europe to be investigated in Germany for allowing racist posts

Head of Facebook in Europe to be investigated in Germany for allowing racist posts The Next Web by Ben Woods Facebook’s relationship with the content its users post and the balancing act it needs to pull off to allow free speech (but remove hate speech) is a tricky one. Today, it’s in hot water with German … Read more