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The Second Voice: Why are the French Feminists so Divided Compared to the Turkish’s Ones?
In light of the revolutionary mobilization of Turkish feminists regarding the imprisonment of Çilem Doğan for the murder of her violent husband, French feminist collectives seem shy, divided, and torn by a partisan dynamic which damages the universal fight against violence against women.
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[REPORT] Erdoğan’s Menu to Crush Down the Opposition
Like a ruthless chef who organises the preparation of his gustatory manipulations, Erdoğan is constantly developing new menus to enable his kitchen to retain the grandeur of his despotism. With a culinary taste particularly inclined towards conservatism, obedience and order are both to be respected along with religion. However, no one should forget the other…
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A Conversation with the Lawyer of Çilem Doğan: Punished for not Dying
Çilem Doğan’s story is a sad reality. A reality involving violence that goes unnoticed and unpunished. A reality that denies the right of women to protect themselves and condemns them for having the audacity to survive the domestic violence they face on a daily basis. A reality which pushes the oppressed to kill their oppressor…
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Cemre Topal: The Lawyer Who Defends Women in a Country That Murders Them
While the Turkish government is turning a deaf ear to the violence against women, many are opening their eyes to condemn it. While the state is determined to oppress minorities, the resistance is getting organised and is not afraid.While Erdogan’s regime tries to silence the screams of women’s suffering, the voices of the opposition are rising up and shouting for their rights. Among all these voices, one resonates even louder than the others. It is that of Cerme Topal.
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[EXCLUSIVE] Growing Pressure against the HDP in Turkey: Interview with Spokeswoman Ebru Günay
As the HDP faces increasing political and judicial pressure, the spokesperson Ebru Günay, explains how the political party is resisting it. An exclusive interview.
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Being a Feminist Activist in Turkey: The Voices to be Silenced
In conversation with two student feminist activists in Ankara, Turkey. A discussion detailing the shared experiences and risks of the Turkish student feminist against the police, far-right groups, their universities and the state, and how solidarity prevails
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