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

Online Boycott Turkey Talk on Tuesday 16th

This coming Tuesday, Boycott Turkey UK will be hosting a talk about the campaign as part of Scottish Solidarity with Kurdistan‘s Kurdish Tuesday events. The event will be at 7pm (UK time) on Tuesday the 16th of June. Speakers include Nilüfer Koç from the KNK (Kurdistan National Congress) who will discuss why the Kurdish Freedom Movement … Read more

Thousands Pay Respects To Grup Yorum Musician İbrahim Gökçek

Ibrahim Gökçek, bassist of the folk band Grup Yorum, led a death fast protest for 323 days in protest at the state repression against his group. With the protest, the 39-year-old musician demanded the lifting of the concert ban of Grup Yorum, an end to police raids against the Idil cultural centre, the release of … Read more

Petition To Free Kurdish Poet Ilhan Sami Çomak

Dozens of academics, journalists and human rights activists have signed an open letter to the Boris Johnson and the British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab. Along with 70,000 other students imprisoned by the Turkish state Ilhan Sami Çomak was imprisoned for political and anti-Kurdish reasons. The nationalist ideology of the regime means that they see Kurdish … Read more

Azadî Plataforma exposes relations between Barcelona F.C. & the Turkish company BEKO

People worldwide work to reveal who’s complicit with the genocidal invasion. This video from Azadî Plataforma exposes relations between Barcelona F.C. & the Turkish company BEKO, & how it economically enables the Erdogan regime and invasion. #Riseup4Rojava#BEKO@FCBarcelona

FC Barcelona Basket Fans Protest Turkish Invasion

FC Barcelona Basket fans protested against the Turkish invasion of Rojava during a basketball match against Turkish team Fenerbace Istanbul. Waving YPJ, YPG and Kurdish flags, fans of the Catalan basketball team protested against the invasion and the complicity of many sporting institutions in the Turkish state’s crimes. Many Turkish sports teams help produce nationalist … Read more

In Solidarity With the Kurdish People, Artist Hito Steyerl Demands That Germany Stops Showing Her Work as Part of Cultural Diplomacy

The artist Hito Steyerl has denounced the German government for complicity in the plight of Kurdish people in Northern Syria. Steyerl says she does not want her work shown by Federal German institutions as part of its external cultural diplomacy until the government condemns Turkish aggression and its use of refugees as bargaining chips. The activist-artist made her … Read more