Uzay Bulut

Uzay Bulut

Uzay Bulut is a Turkish journalist currently based in Israel. Follow her on Twitter: @bulutuzay_

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Does Free Speech Exist in Turkey? - Osman Kavala
Does Free Speech Exist in Turkey?

The Turkish government struck another hard blow against civil society and human rights advocates in the country.

Protestant Christians in Turkey Exposed to Discrimination, Deportations, Hate Speech
Protestant Christians in Turkey Exposed to Discrimination, Deportations, Hate Speech

There is also a growing Christian demographic group in Turkey: converts to Christianity, many of whom converted to a Protestant church. They increasingly face discrimination.

Turkey Uses Mass Detention Campaigns against Kurds - Newroz
Turkey Uses Mass Detention Campaigns against Kurds

Millions of people in many places across the world celebrated Newroz (the Kurdish and Persian New Year) on March 19-23 with their families and loved ones. Kurds across Turkey also organized mass celebrations, but that came with a heavy price.

Azerbaijan Escalates its Aggression against Armenians
Azerbaijan Escalates its Aggression against Armenians

While the world’s attention is fixated on the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Azerbaijan has escalated its aggression against the Armenian land and people of Artsakh.

The Destruction of Christian Cultural Heritage
The Destruction of Christian Cultural Heritage

The crime of cultural heritage destruction has been committed against the same victims by the same perpetrators again and again—in Turkey, Cyprus, the South Caucuses, and the Middle East.

Turkey’s Taliban Ties Worry Cyprus
Turkey’s Taliban Ties Worry Cyprus

“Turkey has nothing that contradicts Taliban’s faith,” said Turkey’s president, a country that is also a NATO member. The comments…

Resolution in US House Would Recognize Simele Massacre against Assyrians in Iraq
Resolution in US House Would Recognize Simele Massacre against Assyrians in Iraq

The Simele Massacre, which occurred in 1933, is a largely forgotten tragedy that still awaits official recognition from both the Iraqi government and international community.

Azerbaijan Tortures, Murders Armenian Prisoners of War
Azerbaijan Tortures, Murders Armenian Prisoners of War

Azerbaijani servicemen tortured and killed 19 Armenian prisoners after the end of last year’s 44-day war, lawyers Artak Zeynalyan and Siranush Sahakyan announced on May 3.

Azeri Hatred against Armenians Costs Lives - Armenia Azerbaijan Border Conflict
Azeri Hatred against Armenians Costs Lives

Tension and violence once again run wild on the Armenia-Azerbaijan border.

Turkish Media Targets Ecumenical Patriarchate Bartholomew I of Constantinople
Turkish Media Targets Ecumenical Patriarchate Bartholomew I of Constantinople

On May 4, a pro-government Turkish magazine published a special edition falsely alleging that Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople (Istanbul) helped stage the July 15, 2016, coup attempt.