Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Newsfeed - January 10

To sign the inaugural declaration of GIT, please send an e-mail to diana.gonzalez2@wanadoo.fr -- to join GIT - North America, e-mail gitamerica@yahoo.com

Prisoners Gazette: available today!

Read about the second issue of the Prisoners Gazette written by journalists in prison, which is published today (January 10) as a supplement of the Aydınlık, Atılım, BirGün and Evrensel newspapers. The issue is prepared by 43 journalists in prison, two journalists who were released recently and two guest writers. Read more via GIT - North America.

Against the police stations of minds: Ismail Besikci Foundation

Read the English translation of journalist Banu Güven's piece, announcing the establishment of Ismail Besikci Foundation to support autonomous research, on GIT - North America.

Ragıp Zarakolu writes from the prison: On the boundaries of free speech

In a long opinion piece he wrote for the Turkish daily Radikal from the prison, Ragıp Zarakolu addressed the Turkish hysteria around the French parliamentary proposal about declaring genocide denial a crime. Read a summary on GIT – North America.

A culture of silence in Turkey

Read more on the silence surrounding the Uludere massacre of December 28, including a link to Howard Eissenstat's commentary, on GIT - North America.