Posts Tagged ‘Turkey’
Three children were detained by police when they shouted the slogan “Berkin Elvan is immortal” in honor of a 15-year-old who was killed by officers during the Gezi Park revolt, at an official celebration for April 23 Children’s Day in Istanbul’s Haliç neighborhood.
Turkish Energy minister Taner Yıldız claimed, that a Cat caused the electricity cuts in the capital Ankara during the local election on the 30th of March.
Journalists go deep. Sometimes they go so deep into a story they lose track of where the story ends and their private life begins.
The summer of the millenium was the year of my first attempt to do a documentary on Cyprus.
Conservative intellectuals in Turkey published a condemn on the governments policy against the protesters in Turkey. They formed the Labor and Justice Platform. A quotation of their statement:
“We did not forget, how the media was mixing up the whole country with false reports on muslims in Turkey. Today the conservative and the centre mdia are doing the same to others. Parts of the population are terrorized for the sake of the others. What did change then from yesterday until today?”