2 Jul 2013

Turkey's Protesters Are Out And Proud

Nigel O'Connor and Natasa Kleanthous

Many gay and lesbian Turks have been arrested in the Taksim protests. A queer solidarity march in Istanbul on the weekend was the biggest the city has seen, writes Nigel O'Connor. Photos by Natasa Kleanthous

20 Jun 2013

Erdogan Plays Up Religious Tensions

Guy Rundle and Andrew Penny

Turkish PM Recep Erdogan has let a decade of power go to his head. His last ditch sectarian turn is truly dangerous for Turkey's Alewites - and Syria is just over the border, write Guy Rundle and Andrew Penny