Tag Archives: Resist Eskisehir

Bianet: No Doubt, These Kids Know Things – İrem Dönmez

Resist - Gezi Park

We went out on the streets. We liked our fists more when they were raised, we liked our voices better when they were multiplied with other voices. Puzzled, angry, we shouted. We were injured and murdered. Even so, we heightened our hope.   Things were not all right in the country. At the break of dawn the tents of good people [...] → Read the full article…

Başka haber: On the night Ali İsmail Korkmaz was beaten “They were hitting to kill”


Ali İsmail Korkmaz, 19, who was beaten up by an unidentified group while he was runing away from tear gas firing of the police at Gezi Park solidarity demonstrations in Eskişehir on 2 June 2013, has passed away at Osmangazi University Hospital. An entry on Ekşi Sözlük – an online urban dictionary in Turkish – tells about the events of [...] → Read the full article…

Türkiye’den Şiddet Hikayeleri: “I was tortured for hours, physically and psychologically”


During the Gezi protests, the night of 2nd June, Anatolian University student Caner Ertay was subjected to police torture, first by the riot police and then by the anti-terror branch. Ertay told what happened that night to ‘Stories of Violence from Turkey’, how he was carried in the trunk of a car rom hospital to hospital. This was the same [...] → Read the full article…