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Turkey: Land Without Free Speech or Basic Human Rights

I read this statement of the president far away from his country, in Wales where I’ve been living since 2013...
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Think of a Country Ruled by Death, Fear and Lies

Think of a country where the citizens have become the three monkeys that see no evil, hear no evil...
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Fear of Women Without Guilt
 

We are in the midst of a transition. The old patriarchal world, which I call analog, is a world in which...
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Empowering Words: From Raped and Abused to ‘Without My Consent’

Have you ever wondered about the act of speaking, about the words we say...
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No Rush in Ethiopia to Pry Misery from the Mirage of Capitalism

I visited Ethiopia for only three days, but that was enough for the cruelty of the system to burn my eyes...
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From Analog to Digital: The Revolution Against the Patriarchal World Order

In the analog era, our perception was shaped by certain images and...
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Women’s Rights: When Honor Terrorizes, Burns and Kill

My family and I used to live close to the world in an area called Kotli in Kashmir, in our poor village...
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Information Free Flow to Wash Away Obsolete Ideologies

Since the 1990’s there has been a transition from the old analog world order to the new digital world order...
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I Implore the Wind: Where Do I Belong?

Between hundreds of years-old trees
I’m searching for my past
at top of the mountains...

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Rampant Violence Against Women in Turkey

Sorrow grows daily ever heavier as the culture of fear expands...

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Human Rights of Children in Turkey: The Thin Line Between Sin and Crime

Rather than blindly go along with the commonly held concepts of crime...
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Human Rights in Turkey: Society’s Moral Obligation to Girls and Boys

The concept of “children at risk” should not only describe those who live...
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Child Marriage and Teen Pregnancy: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Child brides are a big issue for eastern countries, as are young mums or teenage mothers for western...
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Violence, Fear, Censorship: Tools of Oppression in Male-Dominated Cultures

When we examine the system of government we have...
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Defying Male Oppression With Women’s Laughter

In Turkey, women are truly worried about the future...

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Spin and Self Delusion: Ignorance Is Bliss

I discovered a television show called Catfish while I was lying down...

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Turkey is a country of blood-sucking spirits

The piece of land surrounded by water on three sides is turning into a country..

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Aren’t women’s voices equivalent to muteness in Turkey?

“Oh, but of course,

you women have the right to speak!


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Creating life with the tools of death

Three days ago a picture appeared on my Twitter timeline...

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The difference between Wales and Turkey

When drawings being scribbled,
colours dripping red...


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Turkey: Losing the freedom to mourn

On the 13th of May the Soma mining disaster caused by carbon monoxide poisoning left over 230 dead. 
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Corruption and suppression: Adaptation based on a true story

Imagine you wake up one day, start your day as usual; you go on the tube with the Metro...
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"What had happened to turn all this into a war zone?"

Together with Memet Ali Alabora the director of my play Mi Minor, Pinar Ogun the lead...
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I’M GUILTY, I CONFESS…
 

I confess; two and a half years ago, as an outcome of my intellect and my imagination...
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Confronting THE BIG LIE
 

Reality and pain are inevitably nested within each other...

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Witch!

 

Over the last few weeks, I have been thinking about a sentence that is said to be mentioned in Turkish primary...
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Unchangeable faith of womanhood.
 

My name is Yangli. Once upon a time I was born in a small village called Liuyi in China...
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I WANT TO DENY...

 

When woman opened her eyes she hated everything. She hated the misty air that darkened her room...
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Inwardly

 

Sometimes you fall tired inwardly

from talking…

from living withdrawn…
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Believe

 

Pieces of innocent people

just like dry leaves 

drifting away...
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On Censorship, Art and Wikileaks
 

There are many examples of censorship imposed on artworks of all kinds including books...
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INCEST: ABUSE AND NEGLECT OF CHILDREN

I set my novel ‘Stop Hurting My Flesh’ in Turkey. In the novel, I wrote about a number...
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Linç
 

Bir yazar olduğunuzu düşünün; bir oyun yazıyorsunuz, oyununuz sahneye konuluyor sonra aradan aylar geçiyor...
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Linç
 

Çıplaklaştıkça
 

Çıplaklığın her zaman şeffaflık olduğuna inanan biri olarak, kendimizi anlamanın yolununda, hep çıplaklıktan geçtiğine...
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Namus

Namus kelimesi Antik Yunan’daki Namos kelimesinden türetilmiştir. Namos kelimesinin kökünde yer alan...
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Erkek Egemenliğe Başkaldırı

Analog dünyada algımız, okuduğumuz kitaplar, izlediğimiz filmler, dinlediğimiz müzikler ve medyanın bize...
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Yürümeyi Öğrenmek: Galler

Dağın tepesine tırmandığımda gerçekten artık bir adım daha atacak halim kalmamıştı. Bir yandan nefes...
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Şiddetin Gizliliği
 

Henüz “Mi Minör” adlı oyunumun yazılmadığı, Galler’e gelmeye mecbur kalmadığımız, yeni Türkiye’nin...
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Sansür

Sansür, şiddet ve korkunun ete kemiğe bürünmüş sopasıdır. Erkek egemen kültürün öğretileri ile kendi...
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Demokrasi Büyük Bir Yalan

Kişiler kendilerinden ve yaşamın gerçeklerinden ölesiye nefret etmeyi öğrendikleri için var olmaktan...
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