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  • AMNESTY INTERNATİONAL’S PRİORİTY

    Anadolu Agency-28.07.2016-Büşra Akin Dincer On the night of July 15, 2016, Turkey faced an unusual coup attempt never before experienced in the political history of the world. How the coup attempt played out as well as the people's resistance to it have generated a scene that will continue to be discussed and written about for many years to come. In order to shed full

  • THE BIG PARADIGM CHANGE HAS BEGUN

    Yeni Şafak English-28.07.2016-Kemal Öztürk Started to make more cold-blooded analyses. We are now overcoming the grief and shock of the martyrs, the wounded and the trauma we experienced. We have no time and luxury. We have to do many things at the same time. A big paradigm change, a big struggle, a fundamental system change started in Turkey on the night of July 15.

  • ‘WHOEVER HAS EARS, LET THEM HEAR’

    Anadolu Agency-27.07.2016-Alev Alatlı On July 15 our beloved country suffered a most violent physical assault. Seven bombs were dropped on the Grand National Assembly which was then in session. As the right wing of the building was severely damaged, the deputies went on to resume their meeting in an underground shelter. The people’s representatives refused to leave the building and stood sentry for

  • DIDN’T WE SUFFER A COUP ATTEMPT IN TURKEY?

    Daily Sabah-26.07.2016-İlnur Çevik On the night of July 15, 2016, tanks rolled into Ankara and Istanbul, jets flew low over these cities, soldiers tried to occupy major state buildings and communications centers and a group of rebel soldiers announced they had taken over power and established a junta called the "Peace at Home Council." Then, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan called upon the nation

  • JULY 15 COUP ATTEMPT: WHOSE CONSPIRACY?

    Daily Sabah-24.07.2016-Yahya Bostan Turkey had a narrow escape. The military coup attempt, which would have trapped the country in darkness, has been warded off for the time being. To list the leading heroes who stood against the coup, we should first and foremost name the Turkish people, who took to the streets with flags in their hands against the armed coup plotters. The

  • DECLARATION OF STATE OF EMERGENCY AND THE

    Daily Sabah-24.07.2016-Burhanettin Duran  A state of emergency has been declared to fight the Gülenist Terror Organization (FETÖ), which lies behind the attempted coup of July 15. Implementing states of emergency is a method to which Western democracies resort in critical periods. Most recently, France and the U.S. have resorted to this method because of the Nice attack and black people's protests, respectively. A

  • BBC AND I STRUGGLING TO FIND WHAT WE ARE LOOKING

    Anadolu Agency-24.07.2016-Busra Akin Dincer After a long, busy morning on Friday, I received an email from a fellow journalist based in London saying that the BBC news network was looking for someone who is critical of the Turkish government. He forwarded to me an email which was from a producer who works for BBC World. “We are struggling to find anyone in the country

  • ETHICAL VOID AT THE HEART OF WESTERN PRESS

    Anadolu Agency-21.07.2016-Adam McConnell “Recep Tayyip Erdogan: Turkey’s Ruthless President” reads the headline of a BBC article published only a day after last Friday’s failed military coup. “Ruthless in what manner?” was the question that immediately came to my mind. Ruthless in obtaining freely cast votes from Turkey’s citizens? Ruthless in opposing a military coup instigated by cultists ensconced in Turkish state institutions? Ruthless

  • JULY 15 MARKS THE BIRTH OF A BRAND NEW PERIOD

    Daily Sabah-21.07.2016-Burhanettin Duran On Friday night, Turkey bore witness to a coup attempt plotted by the Gülenist terror organization (FETÖ). The coup attempters, who seized control of some critical institutions and spots in Istanbul and Ankara by force of arms, were repelled thanks to the people's democratic reflexes and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's leadership. The efforts exerted by the Police Department and the

  • THE FAILED COUP’S INSIDE STORY

    Daily Sabah-20.07.2016-Cemil Ertem The attempted coup on July 15, 2016 was the consequence of a process that started in 2013. First of all, this bloody attempted coup was a consequence of a primitive and outdated political view that denies human reason. Therefore, we need to oppose it without objection.  Like all other coups, the night of July 15 was the finale of an

  • SIMPLISTIC COMMENTS ON THE COUP ATTEMPT

    Daily Sabah-19.07.2016-Beril Dedeoğlu The coup attempt in Turkey has been largely relayed in the foreign media, and some journalists have qualified it as the revenge of a group within the military, a group that the government was trying to eliminate. When you put it like this, it seems you are talking about two equally legitimate players who are struggling with one and other.

  • TIME FOR TURKEY’S FRIENDS TO VOICE STRONG

    Daily Sabah-18.07.2016-Saadet Oruç The global community should speak louder to support Turkey's democracy that resisted the Gülenist coup plotters. key has been going through some unbelievable days after an attempted coup put it on the world stage. It failed after a night of resistance on the streets by the Turkish people following the call made by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. The history of

  • THE LAST COUP AND DEMOCRACY’S VICTORY

    Yeni Şafak-17.07.2016-Ergun Yıldırım We have just turned from being on the verge of a big calamity. We just overcame an uprise that busted into the Armed Forces General Staff, the hotel the President stayed in and into TRT national television, an uprise that martyred many people. These furious bandits tried to stage a coup. And they did everything possible to make sure it

  • FROM SREBRENICA TO SYRIA: LESSONS NOT LEARNED

    Daily Sabah-14.07.2016-İbrahim Kalın If the global community cannot remember how its deep silence led to the Srebrenica massacre, there will continue to be similar massacres in Syria. It has been 21 years since the Srebrenica genocide took place in eastern Bosnia under the U.N.'s watch. It was a failure of the international system of colossal proportions that led to the bloody murdering of

  • ISRAEL-TURKEY DEAL, NEW GEOPOLITICS OF THE

    The deal with Israel marks the beginning of a new era in the Middle East. The initiative Turkey initiated with this deal will have important outcomes for the future of not only the Middle East but also Europe. Convergence with Russia, willingness to improve relations with Egypt as well as the search for an alternative policy on the Syrian crisis

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