All posts tagged Taksim

Ankara’s Hidden Resistance

While the international media has focussed on Istanbul, Ankara’s month long street war with the police reveals a different side to Turkey’s protest movement. This geographical unevenness must be recognized, taken seriously and included in any visions for the future, […]


Occupy And Resist: The New Politics of Turkey

On his return from Istanbul, Kerem Nisancioglu reflects on the similarities and differences between the Occupy movement and recent events in Turkey. Thousands of hands go up in the air, vigorously shaking. A small group starts cheering and clapping, only […]


Turkey – a struggle against authoritarianism

University of Sussex Students from Turkey offer their reflections on the wave of resistance that has swept across Turkey. Much has been said and written on the recent events in Turkey. And more will surely follow. Many rushed to put […]