Protesters denouncing ‘Islamisation’ of schools met by Police Water Cannons today in Turkey…

Boycott of schools begins across Turkey A boycott of schools was launched on Feb. 13 upon a call from the Eğitim-Sen teachers’ union and a number of Alevi associations to protest the government’s recent education system implementations, including on compulsory religion classes. Dozens detained around Turkey in school boycott Dozens were detained around Turkey on Feb 13 … Read more

“Istanbul up to sixth hot global tourist spot while “Locals stand guard to stop Gezi Parkı demolition in Istanbul?s center

Locals stand guard to stop park demolition in Istanbul?s center A group of 50 people are standing guard in Istanbul?s Gezi Parkı.   Istanbul up to sixth hot global tourist spot: Index Istanbul is expected to welcome 10.4 million tourists this year, a figure that would put. *********************** Russell Crowe enjoys Istanbul in company with … Read more