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

SpaceX Launches Turksat 5B Satellite Despite Links to Turkish Drone Warfare

On December the 18th, SpaceX successfully launched the Turksat 5B Turkish communications satellite. Less than 16 hours after launching a batch of Starlink broadband spacecraft. Turksat 5B lifted off on a Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral in Florida. The launch came despite calls from Greek and Armenian advocacy groups … Read more

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

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