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Repost: Why is Turkey Prosecuting Yet Another Artist?

It is a cold winter for freedom of expression in Turkey. Thousands are in prison or in pre-trial detention under Turkey’s bloated anti-terrorism laws, including nearly three thousand students. Artists have been targeted as well. Five members of the protest … Continue reading

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The Modern Kronus: Turkey and its Students

In Greek Mythology, it was Kronus who devoured his young, fearful that they might one day grow up to rebel against him.  In modern Turkey, it is the Republic itself. A few days ago, we noted the almost tragicomic news … Continue reading

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