Image of an Era: Four exiles in London

Barbaros Şansal shared this photo recently on Twitter. 4 Turkish exiles of high caliber met in London. A fashion designer and activist, an actor and two journalists. 
‏@barbarosansalfn: “The Team in London 👍🇬🇧 @memetalialabora @Besser_Deniz @candundaradasi
Let’s how this goes:

BBC News – Mark Lowen – Mar 20, 4:26 AM

It begins with dramatic music, edited in for effect. Then stills of the manifesto posted by the gunman in New Zealand before his terror attack, highlighting and translating the sections targeting Turkey. The video streamed live by the attacker

EFD Rights Watch: Barbaros Şansal (@barbarossansal) is back at his home…

Not worse than 1990s yet but Turkish police shows signs of increasing arbitrary arrests and undocumented acts. People have been wondering whereabouts of Barbaros since last night and finally he tweeted that he is back at home… Designer and Gezi Park protester Barbaros Şansal claims to have been kidnapped Barbaros Şansal claims to have been kidnapped … Read more

Barbaros Şansal among 40 detained tonight Police show of force in Taksim… #OccupyGezi

One can confidently assume that we are living through minor exercises of Erdoğan’s Police State. Today there was no call for demonstrations in Taksim. It is now believed that this is state operation. At 19 no citizens showed up. But there was heavy police presence all over Taksim. at 19 the police entered streets close … Read more