The Gezi Park Experience

by Pelin Tan “An event is political if its material is collective, or if the event can only be attributed to a collective multiplicity.” —Alain Badiou Before the Turkish government brutally invaded Taksim Square and Gezi Park with water cannons and tear gas last Saturday, protesters held forums to discuss sustainable action that would continue the resistance beyond the […]

Zunar vs. the police and Malaysian government

Statement from Malaysia political cartoonist, Zunar. Zunar vs the police and the Malaysian government (Unlawful Detention under The Sedition Act): An appeal at the Appellate Court on the 18th June 2013 The Appellate Court has set 18th of June to hear my appeal on the decision of the Kuala Lumpur High Court’s ruling regarding detention […]

Forced to Flee: Exiled Voices and Visions for Justice – 11 June 2013

Forced to Flee: Exiled Voices and Visions of Justice Tuesday, June 11 @ 12PM PST / 3PM EST Greetings! We are pleased to announce our upcoming conference call Forced to Flee: Exiled Voices and Visions for Justice, which we are presenting in collaboration with Arts & Democracy Project. Emotions conveyed and evoked by art and […]

Attention! Turkish democracy needs you!

After a series of peaceful demonstrations for preserving a recreational area in Istanbul city centre, which is planned to be demolished for the construction of a shopping mall, Turkish police attacked the protesters at 05:00am on Friday morning violently with tear gas and water cannon, directly targeting their faces and bodies. Dozens of protesters are […]

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