Nuriye Gülmen and Semih Özakça have been on hunger strike for more than two months since being dismissed under Turkey’s post-coup purge. But international solidarity grows.
Amid declining public support and ahead of the upcoming referendum, Erdoğan’s closest circles take radical steps to stay in power.
The opening ceremony of Which Human Rights Film Festival was a tribute to Istanbul’s iconic Emek Cinema, demolished in 2013 to make place for a shopping mall.
As many Turkish artists fight for their existence under difficult circumstances, a growing number of people are flocking to theatre halls to breathe the freedom of art, against all odds.
Turkey has opened its first Traitors’ Cemetery in the aftermath of the July 15th coup attempt and Istanbul Metropolitan Mayor, Kadir Topbas, announced that the first burial has taken place.
The attempted coup on the night of Friday, 15 July, was a surprise for both Turkey and the international community at large. Despite having survived a history replete with coups over the course of the twentieth century, no-one foresaw a further – albeit weak – attempt to take power this century.