Eurosphere agenda: “The Rise Of Terrorism Inspired By Religion In France…

The Rise Of Terrorism Inspired By Religion In France  FiveThirtyEight » Features by Carl Bialik The terrorist attacks at six sites in and around Paris on Friday, which French authorities said killed 129 people and injured more than 350, claimed more lives than all other acts of terror combined in the previous quarter century in France, … Read more

Persona non Grata, A documentary (with English subtitles) on the story of Turkey’s journalists today… EFD Rights Watch….

A new documentary: Persona non Grata Produced by P24, directed by Tuluhan Tekelioglu, Persona non Grata tells the story of Turkey’s journalists today—watch it here… The first public screening of Punto24’s new documentary was held at the Swedish Consulate in Istanbul to mark the World Press Freedom Day on 3 May, 2015. This is not … Read more

Amnesty International: “Draconian reforms give police wide-ranging powers to repress dissent

Turkey: Draconian reforms give police wide-ranging powers to repress dissent Amnesty International – Mar 27, 3:53 PM – Photo: Riot police confront a protester at Istiklal street near Taksim square in Istanbul, on 15 June 2013. © OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images A range of security reforms in a bill passed by Turkey’s Parliament today will give … Read more

Hail to #OccupyGezi The Anniversary Begins… A Timeline, A Documentary (Witnessing Gezi)

Here is a timeline in Turkish.    Documentary: Witnessing Gezi ************ Exhibition on Gezi to open on protests? first anniversary An art exhibition about last year?s Gezi protests will be displayed in two venues on the first anniversary of the protests.

Funeral Day for Berkin Elvan. #BerkinElvanÖlümsüzdür

After a day of demonstrations and clashes now comes the funeral for Berkin Elvan. Like in the early days of Gezi Resistance, there is this tangible feeling of courage, righteousness, and anger. I hear that police forces yesterday were are not only violence but also rude, there are many cases where police makes fun of … Read more

Dear Readers, Another Occupy Wave might actually begin in Turkey…. #BerkinElvanÖlümsüzdür

Death of a 15-year-old kid triggers a legitimate wave of protests since this morning. It might end up soon or with government’s usual provocations this might lead into an ever bigger case #OccupyGezi…   How was Berkin Elvan killed? (English, Spanish, French, German, Catalan) This is from my university, Istanbul Bilgi University… In more … Read more

EFD Rights Watch: Police attacked demonstrators for the hearing of Ethem Sarısülük #EthemSeniCağırıyor

  Tear Gas in the Courthouse Police intervened demonstrators who gathered outside Ankara courthouse to follow the hearing of Ethem Sarısülük, a Gezi Resistance protestor allegedly killed by police violence. The suspect police officer didn?t attend the hearing. Court decision triggers tensions at trial of slain Gezi protester?s murder in Ankara Police intervened at the … Read more

Serhatcan Yurdam (@syurdam): Cezaevinde bir ölüm daha… Tutuklu hasta Hasan Kaya öldü

Tutuklu hasta Hasan Kaya, Bingöl M Tipi Cezaevi?nde iki gün önce kalp krizi geçirerek öldü.

İnsan Hakları Derneği (İHD) İstanbul Şubesi Cezaevi Komisyonu’nun Twitter hesabında tutuklu hasta Hasan Kaya’nın öldüğü bildirildi. Özgür Gündem gazetesinin web sitesinde yer alan bilgiye göre, şeker hastası Hasan Kaya kalp krizi geçirerek öldü.

İHD Şube Başkanı Av. Adnan Kaya geçen hafta yaptığı bir açıklamaya göre, cezaevlerinde 154?ü ağır hasta olmak üzere 526 tutuklu bulunuyor.

İHD İstanbul Şubesi Cezaevi Komisyonu’nun hesabında yer alan tweetler şöyle:

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EFD Rights Watch: A minority report or basically Raping Democracy case: “New law to permit Turkish police to detain ?possible? protesters

New law to permit Turkish police to detain ?possible? protesters A court?s order will not be necessary to detain ‘potential’ protesters with a new law ******************** Gezi protester died from tear gas canister, says forensic report A forensic medicine report confirmed that 22-year-old Abdullah Cömert was killed by a tear gas canister that hit his … Read more

Amnesty International Report: “Gezi Park Protests. Brutal denial of the right to peaceful assembly in Turkey”

On 30 May police in Istanbul broke up a small demonstration by several hundred environmentalists, using tear gas, beating protestors and burning their tents. The cause of the protestors and the abusive response of the authorities touched a nerve. Within days, tens of thousands of protestors had taken to the streets across the main cities … Read more

EFD Rights Watch: “Turkish Protesters Are Still Said to Be Ailing From Tear Gas

?Police Systematically Used Tear Gas as a Weapon? Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) urged the U.S. authorities to suspend tear gas exports to Turkey. ?The Turkish government used needless and extreme forced,? said PHR regarding the police intervention during Gezi Resistance. Turkish Protesters Are Still Said to Be Ailing From Tear Gas Almost 40 percent … Read more

EFD Rights Watch: Hrant Dink Foundation award goes to Turkey?s Saturday Mothers

Hrant Dink Foundation award goes to Turkey?s Saturday Mothers Turkey?s ‘Saturday mothers,’ who have gathered every Saturday in Istanbul for nearly 15 years to draw attention to their missing family members, received the 5th International Hrant Dink Award The ?Friends of Hrant? and the ?Friends of his murderer? My friend Hrant was killed six years … Read more

#SerdarKadakal is a(nother) victim of excessive pepper gas usage… #OccupyTurkey

Serdar had a heart condition and when exposed to excessive pepper gas in Kadıköy during the last 2 days, he lost his life… God bless Serdar and shame on government motivated police violence… Serdar Kadakal’ın kalbi biber gazına dayanamadı VAGUS.TV ? 9/14/13 ? Kadıköy’de günlerdir yoğun polis gazına maruz kalan Serdar Kadakal dün gece kalp krizi geçirerek … Read more

“PKK?s urban wing vows to support ‘democratic protests’… EFD Rights Watch and a Social fabric roundup…

PKK?s urban wing vows to support ‘democratic protests’ The PKK?s urban wing has vowed to support the ?democratic protests across the country? VIDEO: Turkey activist death sparks clashes Police in Turkey clash with demonstrators after the death of a 22-year-old activist in the south-eastern city of Antakya. When is it free to assemble in Turkey? … Read more

EFD Rights Watch: Amnesty campaign for Berkin Elvan…

Amnesty seeks justice for 14-year-old victim of police brutality during Gezi protests AI has issued a call to Turkish authorities to launch a fair investigation to find the police officer responsible for firing a tear gas capsule that struck Berkin Elvan ?I tripped him up, police beat him,? confesses civilian suspect charged with killing Gezi … Read more

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