Dr. K

We awoke to a disaster this morning, a nightmare that will not end. After receiving a message from the Doctor's Union about the resumption of police attacks, I turned on the TV to find out what was happening. The fırst thing I saw were hundreds o... more

Jun 12, 2013 1:51 PM Dispatches

It is the 12th day of the protests. Life in Gezi Park goes on with a different event every day.A typical day of a Turkish citizen has become: go to work in the day and then go to the park at night. If one cannot, for some reason, make it to the p... more

Jun 9, 2013 7:46 PM Dispatches

Chapulling is a newly coined word derived from the 2013 protests in Turkey. This word came into being after Prime Minister Erdogan's speech in which he used the word "çapulcu" -- the normal meaning of which is looter or marauder -- to describe th... more

Jun 6, 2013 12:15 PM Dispatches

To my American Friends and Brothers and Sisters in Struggle:If you have been following the news about Turkey ın your country, you are likely more aware of what is happening than the majority of the Turkish population.For the last 48 hours, the po... more

Jun 3, 2013 11:23 PM Dispatches