Belkıs Kılıçkaya

Belkıs Kılıçkaya

Kılıçkaya worked as a journalist for Cumhuriyet and Milliyet newspapers. In 1992 she moved to Paris and completed her studies in International Relations. After returning to Turkey in 2009, Kılıçkaya started working for Habertürk. In 2016, she formed a three-part documentary on DAESH.
Turkey s Communist Mayor

Turkey’s Communist Mayor

April 18, 2019
Former CHP deputy Gülsün Bilgehan Toker, the granddaughter of late İsmet İnönü, gave a response that put CHP ideology in a nutshell: “If the girls of Dersim had not been given out for adoption, they would have remained in Medieval times. At the homes they were sent to, they were brought up very well, learned to set dinner tables very well,” and added: “The current chairman of the CHP was born and raised in Dersim, which is the biggest success of the Republic.” 
Öcalan s Birthday and the PKK s Day of the

Öcalan’s Birthday and the PKK’s Day of the Dead

April 9, 2019
“Today, Kurdish women and youth are sacrificing their lives for Apo because of his contributions to women and youth. This reality goes for all Kurdish people, especially women and youth.” So, according to this peculiar reasoning, Kurdish people must die for Ocalan.
Jacinda Ardern and the World s Muslims

Jacinda Ardern and the World’s Muslims

March 23, 2019
While cultural racism and Islamophobia invade all corners of Europe, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s tone in the face of the odious massacre touched the hearts of Muslims. 
The European Parliament Seeks the Medieval Age in Hagia Sophia

The European Parliament Seeks the Medieval Age in Hagia Sophia

March 19, 2019
The European Parliament considers defending Hagia Sophia’s conversion into a mosque an extremism and underlines its opposition to that. However, the decision to open Hagia Sophia to the religious service of Muslims or keeping it as a museum belongs fully to the Turkish state.
The Hysteria of Cultural Racism

The Hysteria of Cultural Racism

March 13, 2019
The French Muslims are afraid right now. Politicians, intellectuals, and the media are incessantly speaking on them. This phenomenon is unfortunately an epitome of cultural racism. Of course, many French people are ashamed of this, but their voices are muffled amid the chaos.
Undemocratic But Democratic How the Global Hegemony Is Maintained through

Undemocratic But Democratic: How the Global Hegemony Is Maintained through Coups

March 2, 2019
Speaking to New York Times, a senior officer who has worked in the Venezuelan military confessed that they negotiated with the Trump administration on a plan to stage a coup and overthrow Maduro.
Blackface in Fashion Attention Seeking or Institutional Racism

Blackface in Fashion: Attention Seeking or Institutional Racism?

February 15, 2019
Fashion has the power to turn worn out pieces into highly demanded top trends with only a few small touchups, then, why does it not do the same for racism?
What Does the Golden Rule of Politics Say for CHP

What Does the Golden Rule of Politics Say for CHP’s Conservative Candidates?

January 24, 2019
Ekrem Imamoglu started his campaign by visiting the mausoleum of the Ottoman Emperor Mehmed II, the Conqueror of Istanbul. Thus, he became the first CHP candidate visiting the mausoleum and saluting the Ottoman heritage.
Macron s Syria Policy Does France want to Play the

Macron’s Syria Policy: Does France want to Play the Role of the US?

January 3, 2019
French President Emmanuel Macron took his stance in the White House-Pentagon conflict, praising James Mattis, who resigned from his position as U.S. defense secretary. Just like Mattis, Macron believed that the U.S. should have remained in Syria to support the PKK and YPG, otherwise the regime forces will fill the power gap.
Do Historical Analogies Make Sense to Understand the Yellow Vest

Do Historical Analogies Make Sense to Understand the Yellow Vest Movement in France?

December 31, 2018
Despite all these comparisons, it is commonly believed that the Yellow Vests constitute an unprecedented phenomenon. And currently, Macron’s power is in decline although he was initially believed to save France and Europe and was seen as an antidote to the populism virus by the Western elite.