• Turkey Really Doesn't Want Gay People to Have Sex

    Last month Turkey's government banned Grindr, which is just the latest manifestation of the country's widespread homophobic censorship. But gay activist groups are fighting back.

  • Furious Turks Are Back on the Protest Warpath

    Demonstrations representing a variety of causes continue to flare up in Istanbul and throughout the country, and troublingly, the police and Tayyip Erdoğan's government have responded to all of them with violence.

  • Turkey and Greece Are Working Together to Punish Dissidents

    An arrest of suspected terrorists trying to go from Greece to Turkey is giving the Greek cops an excuse to crack down on anarchists, while Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan gets more paranoid about "foreign plotters."

  • The Brother of a Turkish Protester Murdered by the Police Speaks Out

    For the past few weeks, demonstrators have been gathering at Taksim Square in Istanbul every Saturday to demand justice for Ethem Sarisülük, who was murdered by the cops during the <a href="www.vice.com/read/istanbuls-taksim-square-has-become-a-warzone...

  • The Hangover News

    George Zimmerman was acquitted this weekend, but you were probably too outraged to believe it. Spontaneous protest marches against the verdict staged in a number of US cities were mostly peaceful, apart from pockets of violence in Oakland, California...

  • Could the Turkish Uprising Be a Breakthrough for the Country's Kurds?

    The fallout from the protests in Turkey isn't all bad. Unthinkable only three weeks ago, the demonstrations have begun to unite Turkey's Kurds—both those in Istanbul and traveling there from the east of the country—with a broad cross-section of Turkish...