26 March 2003 Wednesday

25 March 2003 Tuesday

24 March 2003 Monday

  • Thousands Protest War in Iraq
    Thousands of people protested the U.S. -led attack on Iraq. U.S., take your hands off the Middle East, Make Peace not ......
  • Protesters Against the Motion Hit the Streets
    Anti-war protesters warned Turkish leaders and called on the parliament and the government not to get Turkey involved in a crime ......
  • Turkey and Iraq
    Turkey has brought its own troops into a state of preparedness, both to keep Iraqi refugees out and pre-empt a Kurdish ......
  • Academics Say No to War
    25 academics from Turkey in their letters to the President, the Prime Minister and the Chairman of the Turkish Parliament, demanded ......
  • TUBAKKOM Pushes for Gender Equality
    TUBAKKOM was established to push for gender equality in Turkish laws and to maintain swift implementation of laws. On with the ......
  • No War Preparation in Mardin
    We will take shelter in caves if there is a chemical attack, said Mardin mayor Tutasi. The U.S. troops have rented ......
  • A Candlelit Peace Cry from Mis Sokak
    Turkali sings Hiroshima, a cry against the war in the silence of the candles. In Ankara, Izmir, Bodrum and Assos... New ......
  • Lawmakers Favor National Interests
    I am against the US, but I dont think a new motion will be rejected, said AKP lawmaker Caliskan. Lawmakers Ozcan, ......
  • Civilian Inspections at S. Gokcen Airport
    Peace activists held a protest in Sabiha Gokcen Airport rented by the US as an airbase in the war on Iraq. ......
  • Turkey: Say No to War!
    Peace Initiative/Turkey calls Turkish deputies to keep their present stand for peace as Washington pressure for providing access to US land ......
  • 2 Good News for Ocalan, 2 Bad News for Kurds
    European Human Rights Court has unanimously decided that the EHRC judges accepted PKK leader Ocalans application against his condemnation after an ......
  • US Peace Activist Appeal To Turkish Assembly
    37 anti-war activists including known acedemics, writers and journalists appealed to Turkish Parlimanet in order to stand firm on the motion ......
  • Peace Initiative Brings Suit Against the Govt
    Peace Initiative has taken legal action against the AKP government in two seperate suits. They demand the cancellation of the Memorandum ......
  • AKPs Women
    AKPs program on women is much more advanced and radical than CHPs. Im only in doubt because I dont know if ......

14 March 2003 Friday

  • Greenpeace: US Go Home
    Greenpeace activists chained themselves to the truck they brought into the port of Iskenderun on the Mediterrenian, where the US military ......
  • Simulation at the Border, Activity at Port
    Troops from the 20th Armored Mechanized Brigade Commandership conducted a simulation at the Habur border gate. Six tanks passed into northern ......

13 March 2003 Thursday

  • Who Lets USA Supports the Invasion
    The U.S. troops are continuing their activities in Turkey. This is an invasion, said No to War in Iraq Coordination spokesmen ......
  • 116 University Professors Call For Peace
    Professors: second motion, before establishment of international lawful grounds for legitimacy of military action and putting internal and external pressures on ......
  • How Many US Troops are in Iskenderun?
    CHP lawmaker Yazar asked the parliament: Who has the control over the Iskenderun port? Did you order the Americans to send ......
  • ECHR: Ocalans Trial Was Unfair
    Kerim Yildiz, Executive Director of KHRP, comments, We welcome the Courts judgment that Turkey has violated the European Convention on Human ......

11 March 2003 Tuesday

07 March 2003 Friday

  • Military Warns Iraqi Kurds for Worse...
    Despite deep concerns on Iraqs territorial disintegration, Ankara has reportedly considered a multi-ethnic equation for northern Iraq in which the Turkoman ......
  • Army, AKP and Capital in Alliance for War
    Political parties, peace Initiative,TIHV, TMMOB, and KESK spokespersons comment on the statement by the General Staff and for resubmitting the proposal ......

06 March 2003 Thursday

  • War Preparations in Batman
    U.S. officials visited the Batman hospital. Hospital director Kubba said they could meet the needs of the Americans if necessary. About ......

05 March 2003 Wednesday

04 March 2003 Tuesday

03 March 2003 Monday

27 February 2003 Thursday

  • Child Rape Trial
    The defendants, who are charged with raping the 12-year-old N.C., are being tried in closed-door hearings. Two women, who are accused ......
  • TRT Cannot be Compared to BBC
    During the Communications Council, the Internet Commission called for the establishing of an Information Technology Ministry. There cant be public broadcasting ......

26 February 2003 Wednesday

24 February 2003 Monday

20 February 2003 Thursday

  • Turn the Lights Off for Peace
    The peace activists called on everyone to join the One Minute Darkness fore Peace action. The peace activists will be gathering ......

17 February 2003 Monday

06 February 2003 Thursday

  • The First War of New Empires
    The stakes for not supporting the USA are too high, Turkish Prime Minister Abdullah Gul realized after sleepless nights. Did he ......
  • People of Turkey Say No to War!
    In February 15, The people, all over the world will protest the US attac on Iraq. The people of Turkey living ......

05 February 2003 Wednesday

03 February 2003 Monday

31 January 2003 Friday

30 January 2003 Thursday

29 January 2003 Wednesday

28 January 2003 Tuesday

  • 2000 People Came Together for Peace
    100 representatives of 20 different professions each, announced their reasons for opposing the war and signed a joint communiqué. Academicians, civil ......
  • Dont Remain an Onlooker to War
    People in Istanbul said No to War, in Beyazit Square, and called on to the government not to support the war. ......

24 January 2003 Friday

  • Journalist Horuz Sentenced to 15 Years
    Memik, the general director of the Worker Villager newspaper, is convicted of being a member of an illegal organization. He is ......
  • No Base in Iskenderun
    Akgun, head of the Iskenderun branch of the Chamber of Architecture, called on the government to have a clear stance on ......

23 January 2003 Thursday

  • No American-Style Haircut!
    Barbers Huseyin and Levent Muti have decided not to do the American-style haircut until the possibility of an attack by the ......
  • Media:Little Pay Increase, High Unemployment
    Two thousand and 482 journalists were laid off in 2002, in Turkey, said a report by the Work Life Commission of ......
  • Peace Gathering: War Is Not the Answer
    Finkelstein, Elsworthy, Curman, Myrdal, Hipkin, Amundson, Savic, Simmons, Komarcevic, Bjelic, Prof. Schumm-Garling, Bötte, Wecker, Simpson, Claussen, Rotem and Tramonti expected in ......

17 January 2003 Friday

15 January 2003 Wednesday

10 January 2003 Friday

  • Reforms May Free Editor Ak
    The Court of Cassation has, for the second time, overruled the fine handed to Ak, Superonlines former coordinator of the Interactive ......
  • Women Will Collect Sentences for Peace
    Hands Across the Divide group launches support action for Turkish Cypriots: Saturday 11, January - Eleftheria Square, Nicosia, from 9:30 AM ......

09 January 2003 Thursday

08 January 2003 Wednesday

07 January 2003 Tuesday

03 January 2003 Friday

  • EUs New Turkey Policy
    It should be asked to modify the Copenhagen decision in Thessaloniki by lending to Turkey a strong and tangible political support ......
  • German Foundations Case: Accusation Rejected
    The German Foundations and other officials rejected accusations of espionage. The Ankara DGM held defendants exempt of the hearing and rejected ......
  • Trying German Foundations
    The German foundations in Turkey, the villagers of Bergama, and the former head of the Istanbul bar, are being tried by ......

30 December 2002 Monday

  • More Books Banned Than 2001
    In 2002, 67 books, 35 publishers and 48 writers were accused. 14 of whom were acquitted. Yet 10 books and their ......

27 December 2002 Friday

25 December 2002 Wednesday

20 December 2002 Friday

  • DGM Convicted Demir and Feyzioglu
    State Security Court convicted publisher Demir and writer Feyzioglu for disseminating separatist propaganda, by writing and publishing a book called Ibo-Ibrahim ......

19 December 2002 Thursday

17 December 2002 Tuesday

16 December 2002 Monday

13 December 2002 Friday

12 December 2002 Thursday

11 December 2002 Wednesday

10 December 2002 Tuesday

  • Enforcing the Public
    President Sezers recent statement that the headscarf has no place in the kamusal alan didnt make it entirely clear: Does he ......
  • We Cannot Join the EU by Picking Up Garbage
    The environmentalists demand that the Spanish-flagged cargo ship loaded with poisonous waste: The EU will demand that we build eradication facilities, ......

09 December 2002 Monday

  • Whose Europe, Whats Europe?
    What are the steps taken by Turkey, in terms of freedom of expression, since its adoption as a candidate member to ......
  • Turban: The Underbelly of The AKP
    Turkeys secularist elite is convinced that presence of veiled women in the public sphere symbolizes the Islamist urge for reshaping the ......

04 December 2002 Wednesday

03 December 2002 Tuesday