Somethings never change in Turkey: Legendary pro-Kurdish daily Özgür Gündem raided by police after temporarily closed by court…

In Uncategorized on August 16, 2016 at 16:55

Özgür Gündem daily in Wikipedia

Better to watch this movie about the daily.









An Istanbul court ordered the temporary closure of daily Özgür Gündem on Aug. 16 for conducting alleged propaganda on behalf of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)
Nearly 300 courthouse personnel were detained over suspected links to the Fetullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ), which is believed to have been behind the July 15 failed coup attempt
There are “deaths worse than death” for the plotters of the July 15 coup attempt compared to death penalty, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said, commenting on a controversial debate on reinstating capital punishment

With Turkey in Turmoil, Students Leave to Study Aboard
Voice of America

“There are a number of ‘push’ factors that lead youngsters to seek education and employment abroad or just decide to stay abroad,” said Aysit Tansel, a professor of economics from Ankara’s Middle East Technical University, who researches “brain drain”

Vía Erkan’s Field Diary


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