Why Maidan matters? In Turkish the word maidan, written meydan, literally means square, an open area, a place for competition, Continue reading
Occupy Gezi is a year old. Yesterday was its 1st birthday. The Prime Minister sent his best wishes, relayed by Continue reading
On May 22, as the rescue efforts in Soma coalmine grind to a halt, street protests in Istanbul’s Okmeydani flare Continue reading
Deathtoll: 302+??? May 19, 2014 May 20, 2014
May 18, 2014 Deathtoll: 302 Side entrances to the mine are closed off with cement walls.
May 16, 2014 Deathtoll: 294 Previous: #SOMA d. 3
May 15, 2014 Deathtoll: 284 Previous: #SOMA d. 2
On 13 May 2014 we woke up to the news of a coal mine “accident” in Soma, Turkey. Over 200 Continue reading