The Republic of Turkey: a Troubled Path from Gezi Park to the Security Council

It was the 28th of May in Istanbul, Turkey, when protests and sit-ins started to protect Gezi Park near the then-famous Taksim Square. Over the night between the 27th and the 28th the dismantlement of the park began as the basis of a plan that would eventually lead to the eradication of about 600 trees… Read More The Republic of Turkey: a Troubled Path from Gezi Park to the Security Council

The Issue of Palestine Seen Through the Eyes of a Gazawi

For the next season at the Global Oyster I will be dedicating myself to forgotten tragedies around the world. I will report on wars that are less covered by mainstream media, providing analysis on hidden violations of humanitarian law and attempting to voice different points of view by involving affected citizens, mainly young students, to… Read More The Issue of Palestine Seen Through the Eyes of a Gazawi

Where Is the Outrage for the Murdered and Tortured Palestinian Children?

On June 30th, 2014, the bodies of three teenagers – Eyal Yifrach, Naftali Fraenkel and Gilad Shaar – belonging to an illegal settler community in the occupied Palestinian lands, who had gone missing since mid-June, were found murdered. As soon as their bodies were found, the Israeli state and its mouthpiece media and propaganda apparatus expressed their… Read More Where Is the Outrage for the Murdered and Tortured Palestinian Children?