Tag Archives: METU Resistance

Bianet: Ahmet Atakan’s Preliminary Autopsy

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“There is no evidence that supports Ahmet Atakan’s death with fall. How does the governor know his cause of death?” said Hatay Chamber of Medicines Chairman Selim Matkap after attending METU Resistance protestor Ahmet Atakan’s autopsy early this morning. Early this morning, an autopsy has been made on Ahmet Atakan (23), a METU Resistance protestor who died due to a [...] → Read the full article…

BirGün: My neighborhood razed to the ground – Ege Dündar


I was born and raised in Ankara. But when I think of Ankara the first thing that comes to my mind is not Kuğulu Park, nor Bestekar Street or Kızılay and Atakule… It is our garden with the ivy covered fences. “To write is easy, you sit before the typewriter and bleed,” says Ernest Hemingway to another writer, Martha Gellhorne, [...] → Read the full article…

Bianet: METU Resists to Road Construction


Middle East Technical University (METU) students and some Gezi Park forums in Ankara have launched a protest in order to prevent a planned road construction through METU campus and forest. Middle East Technical University (METU) students have set up tents and launched a protest against the planned road construction between Anadolu Boulevard  and Konya province, as construction workers have advanced [...] → Read the full article…