Turkey Remains On UK’s Travel Red List

Despite intensive lobbying from the Turkish government and tourism companies, Turkey has not been taken off the UK’s travel red list. Travel to and from red list countries is highly restricted and requires paying up to £2,285 per traveller for an 11-day quarantine upon return to the UK. France has moved to upgrade Turkey from … Read more

California Senate Votes to Divest From Turkey

Following pressure from Armenian community groups, the Californian senate passed the Turkey Divestment Bill with a vote of 35-0 earlier this year. This means public bodies in the state will now be able to opt out of investments linked to the regime in Turkey. The Turkish state’s continued denial of the 1915 Armenian genocide and … Read more

Support the Campaign With the ADG’s Boycott Turkey Poster

Boycott Turkey logo

In collaboration with the Boycott Turkey campaign, the Autonomous Design Group has produced a poster to support the boycott of Turkish tourism. Inspired by inspired by a French Anti-Fascist poster protesting the Franco regime, the poster highlights the Turkish regime’s imprisonment of thousands of academics, journalists, political opponents and Kurds. Tourism in Turkey is directly linked … Read more

Boycott Turkey – Defend Kurdistan

Following the recent Turkish offensive in Southern Kurdistan (Northern Iraq), the fascist murder of Deniz Poyraz and escalating attacks against the HDP party in Turkey; it is now more than ever important to Defend Kurdistan. That is why we are making a renewed call to Boycott Turkey; targeting specific brands, arms manufacturers and institutions directly linked … Read more

Turkey Continues to Support ISIS in Syria

In a recent statement to ANHA (Hawar News Agency), the Spokesman of the North-East Syrian Internal Security Forces, Ali Hesen accused Turkey of being the “main supporter” of ISIS cells active in the region. The statement follows a recent increase in ISIS activity in the region. The democratic autonomous administration of North-East Syria has played … Read more

Turkish Grand Prix Announced Despite Sporting Boycott

For the first time since 2011, Turkey is set to host a Grand Prix this Novemeber. The decision by Formula One comes despite the on-going sporting boycott of Turkey. Just like in Apartheid South Africa, the regime in Turkey uses sporting events to launder its international reputation and promote tourism. Both these purposes play a … Read more

Turkish Army Razes Forest in Bitlis

Earlier this month, as part of military operations in Bitlis, Turkish forced burned thousands of acres of local forests to the ground. Locals estimate that almost 90% of the forest was destroyed by the fires. The fires are part of a military operation launched against 24 villages in the majority Kurdish region of Bitlis. This … Read more

In Memory of David Graeber

The unexpected and tragic death of the anthropologist, activist and author David Graeber has lead to an outpouring of grief and remembrance from across the globe. David’s work as a theorist was never afraid to ask difficult questions. His essays and books, including: ‘Debt: The First 5000 Years’, ‘Bullshit Jobs’ and many more; are constant … Read more

German and British Complicity in Turkey’s Drone Warfare

With military operations being waged by Turkey in dozens of countries, drone warfare has become a key part of the regime’s arsenal. Azerbaijan, Southern Kurdistan, Northern Syria, Northern Kurdistan, Yemen and Libya are just some of the areas where Turkish drones have played an active role. These drone strikes have often targeted civilians, including women’s groups … Read more

New Medical Research Suggests Coronavirus Cases Exceed Official Estimates

Data compiled by doctors working on the ground in the provinces of Amed (Diyarbakır) and Urfa suggests there may be significantly more Covid-19 cases than Turkish officials have publicly admitted. The research published in a report by Deutsche Welle earlier this week , raises serious questions about Turkey’s response to the Coronavirus epidemic. The southeastern provinces … Read more