Tag Archive: Gezi uprising

Jun 05

Why revolt in Turkey?

The spirit of this century seems to be one of mass struggles and highly confrontational demonstrations. Every morning, we wake up to hear about a huge protest in some distant part of the planet. It turns more and more difficult to follow what is going on here and there. But why are all these people …

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Jan 08

The Political Crisis in Turkey – Mehmet Baki Deniz, Sinan Eden

Possibilities for the Turkish Society While the Ruling Class Coalition Falls Apart   In the last weeks, Turkey has witnessed a rising trend of political strife that started with the arrest of dozens of people by the prosecutors due to allegations of corruption and bribery. The interrogation revealed an illicit chain of bribery and close …

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Sep 12

What’s in the menu for your uprising: Chemical weapons and effects of tear gas – Çağrı Mert Bakırcı

Riot control methods: What’s in your riot’s menu? How to deal with them? – Çağrı Mert Bakırcı part 4. The Turkish original of this article, “İsyan Kontrolünde Kullanılan Yöntemler ve Biyolojik Etkileri”, signed Çağrı Mert Bakırcı, was published on June 16th, 2013 in Evrim Ağacı.org. The content of the article is as follows: Introduction, The …

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Sep 09

What’s in the menu for your uprising: Scent-based weapons, Pepper gas, Tear gas – Çağrı Mert Bakırcı

Riot control methods: What’s in your riot’s menu? How to deal with them? – Çağrı Mert Bakırcı part 3. The Turkish original of this article, “İsyan Kontrolünde Kullanılan Yöntemler ve Biyolojik Etkileri”, signed Çağrı Mert Bakırcı, was published on June 16th, 2013 in Evrim Ağacı.org. The content of the article is as follows: Introduction, The …

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Sep 03

What’s in the menu for your uprising: Water cannons and other armed vehicles – Çağrı Mert Bakırcı

Riot control methods: What’s in your riot’s menu? How to deal with them? – Çağrı Mert Bakırcı part 2. The Turkish original of this article, “İsyan Kontrolünde Kullanılan Yöntemler ve Biyolojik Etkileri”, signed Çağrı Mert Bakırcı, was published on June 16th, 2013 in Evrim Ağacı.org. The content of the article is as follows: Introduction, The …

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Aug 28

What’s in the menu for your uprising: Baton, Pressurized Water – Çağrı Mert Bakırcı

Riot control methods: What’s in your riot’s menu? How to deal with them? – Çağrı Mert Bakırcı part 1. The Turkish original of this article, “İsyan Kontrolünde Kullanılan Yöntemler ve Biyolojik Etkileri”, signed Çağrı Mert Bakırcı, was published on June 16th, 2013 in Evrim Ağacı.org. The content of the article is as follows: Introduction, The …

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Aug 26

Labor unions in Turkey and in Gezi protests – F. Serkan Öngel

I’m not saying “Don’t unionize.” Do it, but do it in your spare time. The Turkish original of this article, “Sendikalı olma demiyorum hobi olarak yine ol!”, signed F.Serkan Öngel, was published on August 4th, 2013 in Birgün newspaper. For our English-speaking audience, we prepared a shortened translation of the article. Permission to Collective Agreement …

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Aug 09

Gezi Ayaklanması – Gezi Uprising

Gezi Parkı direnişiyle başlayıp tüm Türkiye çapında bir ayaklanmaya dönüşen eylemlerle ilgili Out for Beyond‘da yayınladığımız makaleleri toplu halde aşağıda bulabilirsiniz. This is a compilation of all the articles we published on the protests that were initiated by the Gezi Park resistance and then spread to a countrywide uprising. Halkından taraf olmayanı halk bertaraf edecek. – …

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Jul 18

The Mayonnaise Phenomenon – Sinan Eden

The original of this article, titled “L’alchimie de la Mayonnaise”, was published in French in Rouge & Vert, the newspaper of Les Alternatifs, on July 11th, 2013. It was written on June 23rd. It starts with a camp to prevent the destruction of a public park in the middle of Istanbul which is attacked by …

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Jun 03

Like a Tree, Like a Forest in Taksim Square – Kıvanç Eliaçık

Testimony by Kıvanç Eliaçık, International Relations Office Director in DİSK (Confederation of Progressive Trade Unions of Turkey) [also published here] My trade union is part of a platform together with professional associations and neighborhood organizations. This platform protests the construction work in Taksim that will demolish the park there. Therefore, I was following the related …

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