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

Start the Day with a Recap on the Biggest Humanitarian Crisis of the 21st Century

It’s been almost four years now since the conflict in Syria has begun….a never-ending popular rebellion, which started from the Arab Spring and quickly deteriorated to a bloody civil war. The massacre in Syria was labelled as the biggest humanitarian crisis of the 21st century, but it’s hard sometimes to actually realize it and really… Read More Start the Day with a Recap on the Biggest Humanitarian Crisis of the 21st Century

“Just because it isn’t happening here, doesn’t mean it isn’t happening”

This video went viral in the last two weeks and it’s never too late to share it. Every year we see different awareness campaigns, like a “photo a day” or a “one second a day”, many times with celebrities who usually catch more the attention of the audience, or with common war-scenes. This one is part… Read More “Just because it isn’t happening here, doesn’t mean it isn’t happening”

How Chemical Weapons in Syria Shaped the Nature of the Conflict

It is an undeniable fact that the ongoing situation in Syria has created many implications on the wider region of the East Mediterranean and the Middle East, highlighting that nothing should be taken for granted as far as peace and security is concerned. One of the most important elements that characterizes this crisis is the… Read More How Chemical Weapons in Syria Shaped the Nature of the Conflict