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Turkey 'Downs Russian Warplane on Syria Border'
World  (tags: Russia, Turkey, ethics, middle-east, news, politics, Refugees&Relief, society, terrorism, UnitedNations, violence, war, world, conflict )

- 4 days ago -
Russia's defence ministry said an Su-24 had crashed on Syrian territory after being hit by fire from the ground, and that its pilots had managed to eject.
Turkish Atheism Association Starts Petition Calling for 'Equal Treatment'| Middle East Eye
World  (tags: Atheism, Turkey, Turkish Atheists, equality, Muslim majority country, identity cards, Atheists amongst Muslims )

- 20 days ago -
The Petition called for the removal of the automatic registration of Turkish children as 'Muslim' at birth and for the removal of the religious affiliation category on Turkish identity cards. Atheists are calling for 'equal treatment' under the Law.
How Turkey Is Tackling Child Labor in Hazelnut Harvesting
World  (tags: child labor, world, Turkey, politics, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society )

- 81 days ago -
Chocolate companies are wary of being cited for buying hazelnuts picked by underage migrant day laborers. Efforts to curb the practice in Turkey, the world's main producer, are bearing fruit, but some migrant families are resisting.
The Arab World's Wealthiest Nations Are Doing Next to Nothing for Syria's Refugees
World  (tags: Refugees&Relief, refugee crisis, syria, turkey, lebanon, egypt, iraq, jordan, saudi arabia, U.A.E., united arab emirates, kuwait, oman, bahrain, HumanRights, asylum seekers )

- 84 days ago -
As Amnesty International recently pointed out, the "six Gulf countries - Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain - have offered zero resettlement places to Syrian refugees." This claim was echoed by Human Rights Watch.
Did the U.S. Betray the Kurds in Fight Against ISIS?
World  (tags: war onISIS, Turkey, Kurds, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, violence, world, war, middle-east, news )

- 103 days ago -
The United States appears to have undercut -- perhaps even betrayed -- Kurdish militias, the only truly effective fighting force so far in the war against ISIS.
Spain (Andalusia) in the Eye of the Storm of Jihad
World  (tags: Muslim converts who still have their Chr, 50, 000 Muslim converts, entry point, Turkey )

- 167 days ago -
The Islamic Conquest that took Spain and renamed it Andalusia/Al Andalus has once again become a hotbed of Islamists who plan to take it back and make it Islamic again.
"New Arab Debates" in Istanbul - MOTION: Turkish Democracy Is in Grave Danger (WATCH VIDEO)
World  (tags: Turkey, Human Rights, New Arab Debates, democracy, danger, society )

- 189 days ago -
Ankara's human rights and media record came under sustained attack at a public forum in Istanbul as a majority - Turkish audience warned against growing totalitarianism ahead of the June parliamentary elections.
Meet The Kurdish Woman Imprisoned For Singing In Turkey   video
World  (tags: Nudem Durak, singer, Turkey, Kurdish, Kurds, cultural imprisonment )

- 201 days ago -
Nudem Durak sings and teaches Kurdish folk songs to kids in Turkey. She says her work honors her heritage, but the government recently imprisoned her for promoting Kurdish propaganda. Caught in a decades long conflict between Turkey and the Kurds.
Lebanon - Centenary Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide: "Releasing Lanterns Into Beirut Sky".   video
World  (tags: Armanian, genocode, centenary, #AgainstAllGenocides, Turkey, 1915, Beirut, Lebanon, lanterns )

- 223 days ago -
19/04/2015 the sky of Beirut was enlightened by 500 lanterns that were released during an awareness event entitled #AgainstAllGenocides. The event was organized by the Zavarian Student Association on the occasion of the 100th anniversary
Are Turkey's Young IS Recruits Now a Domestic Threat?
World  (tags: Turkey, IS recruits, young men, radicalisation )

- 246 days ago -
Young Turks are increasingly attracted to the Islamic State's radical doctrines, believing their own country's brand of political Islam to be superficial, yet the Turkish government remains unconcerned with the increasing radicalization.
Turkish Men Wear Skirts in Protest to Sexual Violence
World  (tags: world, Turkey, Human Rights, sexual assault, rape culture, men women, violence, politics, freedoms, ethics, crime, news, society )

- 265 days ago -
Turkish men take to the streets & utilize social media, posting themselves wearing skirts to protest sexual violence and assault. Their protest is in response to the rhetoric of rape culture, which assumes that women provoke sexual assault by dressing...
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan: âEUR~No One Will Be Able To Stop The Rise Of Islam In EuropeâEUR(TM)
World  (tags: Turkey, Erdogan, Islam will take over Europe )

- 272 days ago -
This is the government that the EU socialists wanted to have join the EU. Now they're not so sure.
On Turkey Visit, Pope Francis Urges Dialogue in Battling Fanaticism
World  (tags: world, war, violence, terrorism, society, politics, news, ethics, humans, freedoms, conflict, crime, death, HumanRights, Turkey, pope francis, fanaticism, istanbul, muslim, interreligious, military, fundamentalism, christians, minorities )

- 365 days ago -
ISTANBUL -- In his first visit as pope to a predominantly Muslim country, Pope Francis said in Turkey on Friday that interreligious dialogue, more than just military action, was required to combat the "fanatacism and fundamentalism" that threaten
Turkey President Erdogan: Women Are Not Equal to Men
World  (tags: Turkey, Society, Womens' Rights, Islamic Values )

- 370 days ago -
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said women cannot be treated as equal to men, and has accused feminists of rejecting motherhood.

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