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Taksim Square and #OccupyGezi: Of birds and bees, dogs and trees


We have heard much about the peaceful protesters (a.k.a. “çapulcular“) who have gathered in Istanbul’s Taksim Square – and some about the non-peaceful protesters (who many postulate are actually police working undercover as protestors, and we agree based on photos … Continue reading

Posted in On Islam and Muslims, Turkish Controversies, Turkish-American Matters, Visits from the Karagöz puppets | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

The Karagöz puppets are çapuling from bed rest!


Arkadaşlar – Friends, I’m trying hard to make a slowly by slowly come back… I’m feeling very sick and awaiting surgery without a set date due to insurance problems. As I lie here in bed in pain I am entertaining … Continue reading

Posted in On writing about my life with the Karagöz puppets, Turkish Controversies, Visits from the Karagöz puppets | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments