October 16 2020
The district governor ban's on a theater play in Kurdish-language should be interpreted as a punishment against the Kurds for having voted for the opposition in Istanbul’s mayoral elections. Yet it is not only a punishment, for when the government throws a stone, it wants to hit more than one bird.
For the moment, what is called “justice” in Turkey is the tool for the ideological war for building the “new Turkey,” the ongoing war accompanied by all kinds of stimuli and nurturing.
Turkish Council of State's decision about the Hagia Sophia is a peak of anti-legality. It is such a political decision that you cannot even fathom sticking any legality on it. As you would not be able to carry water in a bucket full of sand. Let me explain why.
The decision to rearrest experienced journalist Ahmet Altan proves the predictability rule of legal system to be reversed by anti-legality. That's a kind of predictability too.