Friday, December 30, 2011


A history book on 1915, please – but put no genocide in it!

Read about the historiographical project of the Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdoğan on GIT - North America.

GIT Initiative Denounces the Declarations of Turkish Minister of Internal Affairs

Read the statement of the GIT initiative on the declarations of Mr. İdris Naim Şahin on GIT - North America. To read the declarations of Minister Şahin, see the translation in English on GIT - North America.

AKP's passion for the Kurds: Either you belong to me or to the court

Read Selin Pelek and Foti Benlisoy's analysis of the uses of anti-terrorism law against freedom of speech, especially on the Kurdish issue on GIT - North America.

Rights violations surging

Human rights workers, lawyers and politicians say Turkey has been taking backwards steps on human rights issues since 2005. Read more on Hürriyet Daily News.

The Epidemic of Terrorism under Turkey's Mubarak 

Eren Buğlalılar writes about the statistics of detainees, arrests, under the claims of terrorism, and refers to a report prepared by the Progressive Lawyers Association [Çağdaş Hukukçular Derneği] whereby hundreds of students are arrested. We also learn from Buğlalılar that this Association too was raided by the police and 33 lawyers member of this association were arrested. If you missed it earlier, read it on GIT - North America.