Article Series




Syria issue

Turkey’s 9/11: Reyhanlı (May 14, 2013)

The Imperialist Intervention in Syria to Launch Officially: Turkey Authorizes Military Action in Syria (October 4, 2012)

– Very close to Syria… – Ragıp Duran (August 1, 2012)

– Samandağ reflections: Zero neighbors, zero ministers, lots of problems – Ragıp Duran (July 29, 2012)

Turkey: From Iraq to Syria – Bülent Kale (July 25, 2012)



Communism vs. Atheism

What should be the attitudes of atheists and the communists towards each other? What could these two positions and movements contribute to each other today? What stance should be taken against religions?

The Origins of Religion (November 2, 2012)

An introduction to why atheists should take communists seriously. (March 17, 2012)

An introduction to why communists should take atheists seriously. (August 21, 2011)


Street Guides for Protesters


– What’s in the Menu for your Uprising – Çağrı Mert Bakırcı

Chemical weapons, and effects of tear gas (September 12th, 2013)

Scent-based weapons, Pepper gas, Tear gas (September 9th, 2013)

Water cannons and other armed vehicles (September 3rd, 2013)

Baton, pressurized water (August 28th, 2013)

– A “Street” Guide for Protesters (May 16th, 2012)

– How to Confront Police Violence (May 11th, 2012)





Health Care Reforms in Turkey

This is a series of translations of news items and articles on the transformations in the health care system in Turkey.

Before AKP, After AKP: The Health Services (March 9, 2012)

Istanbul Right-to-Health Assembly founded against AKP’s attacks on health services (March 23, 2012)

– The Proceedings in the Health Sector and the Emerging Risks – Ayşe Buğra, Volkan Yılmaz

part 1 (March 30, 2012)

part 2 (April 3, 2012)

The Final Declaration of the Grand Right-to-Health Assembly of Turkey (April 7, 2012)



A Guide to Understand the OdaTV Trial

The soL news portal published a series of articles concerning the background and the ongoings of the infamous OdaTV case. Signed Yiğit Günay, the articles investigate the trial’s judicial peculiarities as well as its political context and historical implications.

What are the journalists accused of? What is the evidence? (January 9, 2012)

Were the digital documents sent through virus activities? (January 14, 2012)

Barış Terkoğlu, and Journalism in Court (January 24, 2012)

Being a lawyer in an adjudicated trial (January 27, 2012)

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