Protests on the 1st Anniversary of Corruption Probe as Turkey NOW Convicted of Torturing 19 y.o. Demonstrator

Protests on the 1st Anniversary of Corruption Probe  Bianet :: English Several protests have been held on the 1st Anniversary of Corruption Probe within which four minister resigned. While the hashtag #hırsızvar (#thereisathief) became a top tweet, 5 demonstrators were detained in Istanbul. Blame game continues in Dink murder case: Former Istanbul intelligence head accuses former Trabzon … Read more

International Women’s Day celebrated in Istanbul and elsewheres…

The march was without much incident. Police did not let women enter Taksim Square but this was relatively quiet a peaceful and joyful event… AFP Photo Department @AFPphoto-Women clash with Turkish police on Istiklal Avenue to mark World women day This was a minor clash with a particular left wing group and police…. Police close Gezi Park … Read more

an interview with Judith Butler at the Immanent Frame blog.. and more…

  Implicated and enraged: an interview with Judith Butler from The Immanent Frame by Nathan Schneider Judith Butler, a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, is among the leading social theorists alive today. Her most recent books are Frames of War (2009) and The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere (2011), an SSRC … Read more

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