Write A Letter

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

Attacks against Grup Yorum: ‘They want to ‘Yavuz Bingölize’ us’

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.

Concert Application Rejected: We will fight for our demands!

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!

Interview with Grup Yorum martyr Helin Bölek: “Our Goal Is The Freedom Of Our Songs”

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”