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Press Release on the Murder of Tahir Elçi

Translated from Turkish by Translators for justice

November 28th, 2015


Press Release of Boğaziçi University Performing Arts Society on the murder of Tahir Elçi

Whoever Is Afraid Of You Is As Vile As You

The president of Diyarbakir Bar Association, Attorney Tahir Elci was murdered recently shortly after giving a press statement demanding a ceasefire and drawing attention to damage done to the symbolic Four-legged Minaret* during recent conflicts in Diyarbakir. (more…)

Turkish Medical Doctors’ Association – Press Release

Translated from Turkish by Translators for justice

We are concerned about the emotional state of prime minister Erdoğan!

“The ‘Interest Lobby’ was behind the Gezi uprising.”
“They drank alcohol in the mosque.”
“They attacked my sisters who were wearing head-scarves.”
We, as medical doctors, are concerned about the discriminatory and polarising language used by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan since the Gezi uprising. (more…)

Press Release from Taksim Solidarity – 10.07.2013



The Gezi uprising is one of the most important fights for life and
democracy in the history of Turkey. The resistance against any kind of
police violence, unlawful arrests and detentions, the unnecessary
attempts of the state to take over the role of the executive organs and
its falsified statements continues and gathers support and strength. (more…)