Abdullah Öcalan’s Isolation is Unlawful

Öcalan’s lawyer: With the state of emergency, all of Turkey is like İmralı İbrahim Bilmez, one of Öcalan’s lawyers, said that the communication and visit bans weren’t as tight as today even in the September 12 period. Bilmez said all of Turkey has been turned into İmralı with the declaration of the state of emergency….

CIA-Backed Coup in Turkey Fails

By Eric Draitser The failed coup in Turkey last week was a political and geopolitical earthquake as it has the potential to fundamentally alter the Middle East, NATO, and potentially the balance of power globally.  But while the implications of the recent developments are clear, what actually took place on the night/morning of July 15…

Indeed, Western Civilization is in a War

By Gerald A. Perreira Libya 360° Republican, Newt Gingrich, long known for his fascistic views, recently declared that “Western Civilization is in a war”. Truth be told, he is on solid ground. Indeed, Western Civilization is in a war, a war that has been raging since its inception. It has been at war with itself…

‘A gift from God’: Erdoğan will strike back with an iron fist

By Jerome Roos The images beamed from across the Bosphorus this weekend were surreal. For a few terrifying hours early on Saturday, no one really knew who was in control of the second largest military power in NATO. As tanks took up strategic positions in Istanbul and Ankara and the embattled President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan addressed an anxious nation from an undisclosed location…

KCK Statement on the Coup Attempt in Turkey

KCK Executive Council Co-Presidency released a statement about the coup attempt in Turkey. “There has been a coup attempt by persons whose identity and purpose is yet not clear. It grabs attention that this attempt comes at a time when Tayyip Erdoğan will reportedly assign generals close to himself during the military council meeting set…

HDP Statement on Attempted Coup: “Our Stance Against the Coup is Clear”

Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Co-President Selahattin Demirtaş held a press conference in the HDP building in Amed on the coup attempt. Demirtaş stated that they could not join the meeting at the parliament in Ankara because of flights, and the coup attempt of soldiers from the military has not yet been fully contained. ‘OUR STANCE…