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Turkey's Restrictions on Press Freedoms Just Got Tighter
World  (tags: humanrights, politics, freedoms, Turkey, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, middle-east )

- 1556 days ago -
A new law targeting independent and social media can now make dissent disappear so discreetly that users may not even notice.
Turkey PM Tells Obama to *"Take Care"* of Pennsylvania-Based Islamist Gulen (Updated)
World  (tags: Turkey, PM Erdogan gives orders to Obama, Gulen, plan crime, corruption )

- 1558 days ago -
Erdogan: "I told Obama [during a recent phone conversation] that the person who is responsible for the unrest in Turkey lives in your country, in Pennsylvania. I told him this clearly. I said, 'I expect what's necessary [to be done].' You have to take ..
Turkish Parliament Passes Draconian Internet Control Legislation
World  (tags: Internet, censorship, Turkey, freedoms, society, corruption, dictatorship, Tayyip Erdogan, freedom of expression, access to information, investigative journalism )

- 1597 days ago -
Despite vociferous opposition from civil society groups, Turkey's parliament adopted a new internet censorship bill yesterday, which was roundly criticized as an assault on freedom of expression, access to information, and investigative journalism.
PETITION - Tell President Abdullah GüL to Protect the Open Internet in Turkey!

- 1600 days ago -
Our friends in Turkey have asked for our help: --- This week, the Turkish parliament will vote to make its already harsh internet censorship laws even worse... Unless we help stop it. --- PLEASE SEND YOUR MESSAGE HERE ...
Turkey Is Alarmed By Extremist Militants in Syria Border Area
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, news, Syria, Turkey, radical rebels, society, government, conflict )

- 1684 days ago -
Turkey has welcomed Syrian rebels in the border area, but as the conflict drags on, the rise of Al Qaeda-linked militants becomes a concern.
ONE TREE   video
World  (tags: One Tree, Evren, Gezi Park Protests, Turkey, Human Rights, Environmental Rights, movement, the people )

- 1704 days ago -
It all started with a tree and you can't cut it down. It started with a tree can you hear that sound; It's the people. It's a moment - That we all really need. Finally awake we've been living in a dream. And everybody knows that we got to break free.
Plenty of Money for Weapons in Syria, Little for Refugees
World  (tags: government, society, conflict, Syria, Turkey, world, middle-east, news, news, world, Refugees&Relief, society, world )

- 1737 days ago -
Oxfam reports that many countries are far short of their expected humanitarian contributions for Syria, with Russia and Qatar providing only 3 percent.
UN Accuses Both Sides of War Crimes in Syria
World  (tags: government, society, conflict, Syria, Turkey, world, middle-east, news, news, world )

- 1744 days ago -
The latest report from the United Nations indicts both regime and rebel forces for atrocities in Syria.
Syrian Refugees Flood Into Turkish Border Towns, Straining Resources and Tempers
World  (tags: Refugees&Relief, politics, middle-east, news, Syria, Turkey, world, children )

- 1747 days ago -
More than 2 million refugees have fled Syria into neighboring countries since civil war began there in March 2011, and that number could double -‑ or even triple -‑ by the end of this year, according to United Nations estimates
Freedom Fighters or Al Qaeda? What You Need to Know About the Syrian Rebels
World  (tags: government, society, conflict, Syria, Turkey, world, middle-east, news )

- 1751 days ago -
A brutal execution video sparks concerns over who will lead the country after Assad
Is Turkey Rethinking the Syrian Kurd Issue?
World  (tags: government, society, conflict, Syria, Turkey, world, middle-east, news )

- 1761 days ago -
Turkey is becoming more of a key player in the region than ever.
Witness: Peaceful Protest in Turkey's Taksim Square ACTION
World  (tags: Turkey, humanrights, peaceful protest, witness, violence, force, government, ethics )

- 1775 days ago -
I couldn't leave the apartment without a mask and goggles - if I'd stayed longer I would have bought a helmet, as many people did. My friends wrote their blood-type on their arms - afraid of what might happen to them, yet refusing to be intimidated.
Call on Turkey's Leadership to End Media Censorship ACTION
World  (tags: Turkey, journalism, censorship, humanrights, culture, freedoms, world, )

- 1788 days ago -
Call for the release of Turkey's imprisoned journalists and new laws that codify the principles of a free press, putting an end to this de facto brand of state censorship.
Turkish Women Push Back Against Patriarchy
World  (tags: womens's rights, Turkey, ethics, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, politics, news, society, interesting, government )

- 1805 days ago -
Among the many issues bringing protestors together at Gezi Park, the now-iconic site of struggle in Istanbul's Taksim Square, is the demand for women's liberation.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Turkish Government Must Take Responsibility for the Armenian Genocide
World  (tags: Armenian genocide, Turkey, history, world, politics, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

- 1807 days ago -
Convince the Turkish government to admit that it was responsible for the genocide of the Armenian people in 1915.

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