News on Turkey – join a group for info

June 16, 2013

Mainstream media are not reporting properly. Find relevant info posted by people on Facebook and Twitter. H.D.
Dear friends,

this is my personal call to join the group below.

As you may or may not be aware, the situation in Turkey is spiraling out of control. There is now an undeclared state of emergency in Istanbul. The crackdown is continuing in several cities.

Doctors are detained for treating people. Gendarmes joined the ranks of riot police. Hundreds of detained people are in hidden somewhere. 10.000’s marched towards Taksim from four different directions all night long, leaving behind distances of 20-30 km, despite police and army interventions.

We are at a very critical point right now. We need every little bit of support and publicity we can. The Turkish media is almost completely worthless right now.

So please, join the group International Solidarity with Occupy Gezi, read, pass the news on, contact journalists, organizations, MPs, whoever you think might be helpful.

Thank you and warmest regards,


  • We, the citizens of the world, are here to show solidarity with our friends, brothers & sisters in Turkey who have been subject to immense police brutality by the Erdogan/AKP administration as a react…

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