Gezi Park, one year on

Note: I’m not a political writer. This is simply an overview of events which have happened in the year after the Gezi Park protests of last June. Istanbul is tense as the one year anniversary of the Gezi Park protests draws closer. On May 27th, the Taksim Solidarity Platform, which was founded during the protests […]

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#Direngezi

Due to how scattered my brain and thoughts are about the current protests in Istanbul, it’s really hard for me to put them down coherently in some manner of eloquent prose. The best I can manage is to try to capture how chaotic it feels being here at the moment.

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Every day I’m chapuling

Concerning the ongoing protests in Istanbul… I’ve been meaning to write up blog entries… but my life has been so abnormal for the past two weeks I can hardly seem to put a coherent thought together! And there is so much to this protest – so many things leading up to it, so many different […]

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