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Lojman Squat in Istanbul raided by police, needs further solidarity

In Acibadem neighbourhood of Istanbul (3, Betul Sokagi, Kadikoy Istanbul), there has been a squat called Lojman since 6th February 2016 by animal liberation, ecology activists. They have already cleaned and secured flats for visiting activists; gardens cleaned and prepared for guerilla gardening; abandoned household goods have been collected for a free shop, non-human residents of the squat such as puppies, cats and pigeons have been nurtured with freegan food; roof has been repaired against rain.

MONKEYS VISIT AIR FRANCE-KLM ISTANBUL OFFICE

Animal rights activists called for a boycott against Air France and KLM; the two airline companies that carry monkeys that have been torn apart from their natural habitats to vivisection laboratories. Activists protested the companies with monkey masks in front of the head office in Besiktas, Istanbul. The demonstrators who brought the global campaign Gateway to Hell to Turkey under the name cehennemegidenyol.com stated that the rage behind their protest is to people’s ignorance towards the cruelty that lab animals have to suffer.

“RESTLESS VEGANS” CALL ANIMAL RIGHTS MOVEMENT FOR SECOND WAVE

A self-critical manifesto towards veganism called “Restless Vegans” is issued from Turkey, following a workshop called “Where is animal liberation within veganism?” that took place in Namekan (İzmir) during World Vegan Week (1-7 November 2013).

TURKISH POLICE DID NOT LET PEOPLE TO COMMEMORATE THE ONES MURDERED BY IT

On 28th September, about hundred people gathered on steps of Gezi Park, where mass rallies that shook entire Turkey started at the end of May 2013. Their goal was pretty innocent and their means were indeed all legal: A press statement and several placards. This group was actually bit different than other commemorators that faced police violence in recent months.

Furious activists broke into leather & fur fair

Children Of War

America, the country I live in, is a great nation and despite the flaws characterizing all great nations throughout history we try and hold hope our leaders try to do what's right (most of the time). No matter our political differences and beliefs most of us are loyal to and have faith in our country. Where there are issues, it's not that we wish to give up on the good old US. In fact it's just the opposite, we simply want to see things fixed here and there, just the process of refinement as allowed for by our constitution.