Gestern Taksim, Heute Neukölln

Altı yıl önce Gezi Direnişi'ne katılmış olan pek çok kişi artık Türkiye'de yaşamıyor. Bu insanların bir kısmı bugün Almanya'da, çoğunlukla da Berlin'de yaşıyor. taz.gazete, Gezi'nin altıncı yılında Berlin'de yaşayan ve Gezi'ye katılmış olan insanlarla konuştu. Vor sechs Jahren entwickelte sich aus einem Protest für den Erhalt des Gezi-Parks in Istanbul ein landesweiter Aufstand gegen die … Continue reading Gestern Taksim, Heute Neukölln

Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung: «Neue» und «alte» Diaspora aus der Türkei

I was a guest speaker at the panel about the differences between the existing and new  Diaspora from Turkey in Germany. The panel organized by Rosa Luxemburg Foundation in Germany which was part of the discussion series called: Resistance in Exile. You can watch the interview done with me by the Foundation after the panel. … Continue reading Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung: «Neue» und «alte» Diaspora aus der Türkei

Germany: New Generation Diaspora

  One of the things that those who manage to go from Turkey hear most is the sentence “You’ve left and saved yourself, good for you.” Do the departers truly live in a euphoria of victory with a fundamental sense of salvation? The fact that the common ground of the individuals we interviewed eventually came … Continue reading Germany: New Generation Diaspora

Against Work Prohibition!

Gegen Arbeitsverbote! Aktion für ein uneingeschränktes Arbeitsrecht mit Theter, dem Augsburger Flüchtlingsrat, dem Equal Rights Movement Augsburg und dem Grandhotel Cosmopolis. Video von Ibrahim Karcı, türkischer Journalist. Against work prohibition! Action for the unlimited right ot work with Theter, Augsburger Flüchtlingsrat, Equal Rights Movement Augsburg and Grandhotel Cosmopolis.

Survivors of Terror Attacks on How They Moved Forward: ‘You Live Anyway’

After 9/11, terrorist attacks around the world escalated, and at the peak in 2014, more than 30,000 people globally were killed, according to the U.S. State Department and the Global Terrorism Database. But in 2015, there was a significant drop in the number of attacks and casualties, the groups say. Neither organization has recent figures, … Continue reading Survivors of Terror Attacks on How They Moved Forward: ‘You Live Anyway’

Wer nicht für Erdogan ist, lebt in Angst

Contributed to this report as line producer and video-journalist. Die Stimmung ist angespannt, als wir in das kleine Büro der türkischen Menschenrechtsorganisation HRA kommen, nur ein paar hundert Meter vom Taksim Platz entfernt. Gerade haben die Mitarbeiter hier erfahren, dass jetzt auch tausende Lehrer entlassen werden sollen im ganzen Land. continue with the original report … Continue reading Wer nicht für Erdogan ist, lebt in Angst

CNNi: ISIS leadership involved in Istanbul attack planning, Turkish source says

I contributed to this report as freelance journalist. "The terrorists rented an apartment in the Fatih district of Istanbul, where one of the attackers left behind his passport, the Turkish government source said. The attack was "extremely well planned with ISIS leadership involved," the source said. Turkish police visited the Fatih area and showed neighbors … Continue reading CNNi: ISIS leadership involved in Istanbul attack planning, Turkish source says