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An open letter to Slavoj Žižek

An open letter to Slavoj Žižek

By | February 17, 2012 at 10:13 pm | One comment

This article written by Ece Temelkuran is published on New Statesman Blog on Febrıary 17th, 2012. Turkey's record on human rights means it is no model for the Arab world. On his recent visit to Turkey, the philosopher Slavoj Žižek praised the country and suggested that it...

Posted in: Featured, Opinion

Doha Debates: Is Turkey a bad model for the new Arab states?

Doha Debates: Is Turkey a bad model for the new Arab states?

By | January 29, 2012 at 4:16 pm | No comments

Watch the video of Doha Debates at Bosphorus University back on January 12th. Debaters: Ece Temelkuran and Hasan Mneimneh for; Sinan Ulgen and Aboubakr Jamai. S08E04 - Turkey - The debate from The Doha Debates on...

Posted in: News, Turkey

Turkish journalists are very frightened – but we must fight this intimidation

Turkish journalists are very frightened – but we must fight this intimidation

By | January 27, 2012 at 9:16 pm | One comment

A journalist's murder and jailing of two others is an attempt to silence the media – but it makes me more determined to speak Including my emotionless "thank you", the phone conversation lasted less than a minute. "The newspaper's owner has decided… Er… not to… renew...

Posted in: Featured, Freedom of Expression, Opinion, Turkey

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