Writing letters to political prisoners is a great way to let them know that they're not alone, it is a concrete way to support those imprisoned for their political struggles. By sending letters about our daily lives, or sending postcards from your country with images, we can light up the day of the political prisoners … Continue reading Write A Letter
Grup Yorum is facing a new wave of attacks. Group members were detained in a raid last week and İdil Cultural Center was destroyed. We had a talk with the members of Yorum about what happened during the raid, what the attacks were aimed at, how they will continue on this road, and the artist's struggle against fascism.
Our application for the Independent Turkey Concert to be held on Sunday, August 9th at Yenikapi Square has been rejected by the Governor's Office, by the reason of being "not appropriate".On behalf of Grup Yorum, we appealed against this ban to the local administrative court on Friday 13 June. After all the bans, we have … Continue reading Concert Application Rejected: We will fight for our demands!
Today, at around 11:00 am (Europe time) , the lawyers of Grup Yorum member Ali Araci, informed via Twitter that the trial of the musician is being started. Araci stated in court that he had been tried already in the same court with the same file, but was released. He said that there was no … Continue reading Grup Yorum member Ali Araci not released.
This is an interview, translated from Turkish, which Grup Yorum member Helin Bölek had with GazeteDuvar on day 187 of her hunger strike. Helin Bölek became an immortal song after 288 days of hunger strike. 'OUR HEAD’S WERE ALWAYS HIGH AND WE ARE FREE” You’ve been in prison for more than two years. What did … Continue reading Interview with Grup Yorum martyr Helin Bölek: “Our Goal Is The Freedom Of Our Songs”