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Between Two Worlds:  Voices of Turkish Dissidents

Between Two Worlds: Voices of Turkish Dissidents

Five Turkish men and women who fled their homeland and President Erdogan’s authoritarian regime speak of their fears, what they left behind, and their hope that Americans will speak out against ongoing injustice and human rights abuses. Between two Worlds: Voices of Turkish Dissidents from Amanda Cantrell Roche on Vimeo.  
Turkey: a defining moment in our democracy

Turkey: a defining moment in our democracy

by Sean Siple On May 16th, 2017, on the same day that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited US President Donald Trump at the White House, protesters gathered at the Turkish Embassy in Washington, D.C. to express their dissent with the Administration’s decision to embrace Erdogan. Turkey’s President has unleashed a massive government attack on...
Action Steps for Justice in Turkey

Action Steps for Justice in Turkey

by Amanda Cantrell Roche Turkey has held a special place in my heart since I travelled there as a guest on a Culture and Dialogue Turkey Trip in May 2015. Since then, freedom of speech and press have heavily deteriorated. The human rights violations under President Erdogan are staggering, and behind each number is someone’s...