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The Euromaidan – Final Project

The EuroMaidan

On the night of 21 November 2013 with very large public protests demanding closer European integration have begun in Ukraine named as Euromaidan which is a wave of ongoing which is a demonstration and civil unrest. By 25 January 2014 the protests had been fueled by the perception of widespread, government corruption abuse of power, and violation of human rights in Ukraine.  It is been almost ten weeks since protests started, and it looks like they will go on. Thousands of Ukranians have gone to Kyiv’s Maidan Nezalezhnosti, also thousands protestors around the world are supporting them. Barricades were built by protestors with bags of snow and anything they could find.

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Background

An Association Agreement was initialed between the European Union (EU) and Ukraine On 30 March 2012. however, the EU leaders later stated that the agreement would not be ratified unless Ukraine addressed concerns over a “stark deterioration of democracy and the rule of law”, including the imprisonment of Yulia Tymoshenko and Yuriy Lutsenko in 2011 and 2012. Mid-August 2013 Russia changed its customs regulations on imports from Ukraine. On 21 November 2013 a Ukrainian government decree suspended preparations for signing of the association agreement. The reason given was that the previous months Ukraine had experienced “a drop in industrial production and our relations with The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries”   Comparision with Orange Revolution On 21th of November 2013 Ukrainians called to come to Maidan Nezalezhnosti to protest Yanukovych terminating trade agreement negotiations with the European Union by Ukrainian journalist Mustafa Nayeem with a Facebook post.

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Nayem said that “Lets be serious, are u ready to be at Maidan this midnight, just write i will be there to this post, thousands will be organized at there. At this poind timing is important because Orange Revolution had started on 22 November 2004. Kaley Hanenkrat indicates that EuroMaidan and the Orange Revolution both had catalyzing events that brought people to the streets, an abandoned trade agreement and a falsified election, respectively, but both were and are indicative of deeper frustrations of Ukrainian citizens, many that are the same even nine years later. The Financial Times said the 2013 protests were “largely spontaneous, sparked by social media, and have caught Ukraine’s political opposition unprepared” compared to their well-organized predecessors.In an interview with opposition leader Yuriy Lutsenko, when asked if the current opposition was weaker than it was in 2004 he argued, that it was stronger because the stakes were higher, “I asked each [of the opposition leaders]: “Do you realize that this is not a protest? It is a revolution […] we have two roads – we go to prison or we win” Paul Robert Magocsi illustrated the effect of the Orange Revolution on Euromaidan, saying “Was the Orange Revolution a genuine revolution? Yes it was. And we see the effects today. The revolution wasn’t a revolution of the streets or a revolution of (political) elections, it was a revolution of the minds of people, in the sense that for the first time in a long time, Ukrainians, and people living in territorial Ukraine saw the opportunity to protest and change their situation. This was a profound change in the character of the population of the former Soviet Union.”Lviv-based historian Yaroslav Hrytsak also remarked on the generational shift, “This is a revolution of the generation that we call the contemporaries of Ukraine’s independence (who were born around the time of 1991); it is more similar to the Occupy Wall Street protests or those in Istanbul demonstrations (of this year). It’s a revolution of young people who are very educated, people who are active in social media, who are mobile and 90 percent of whom have university degrees, but who don’t have futures.”According to Hrytsak: “Young Ukrainians resemble young Italians, Czech, Poles, or Germans more than they resemble Ukrainians who are 50 and older. This generation has a stronger desire for European integration and fewer regional divides than their seniors”.In a Kyiv International Institute of Sociology poll taken in September, joining the European Union was mostly supported by young Ukrainians (49.8% of those aged 18 to 29), higher than the national average of 43.2% support.[A November 2013 poll by the same institute found the same result with 50.8% aged 18 to 29 wanting to join the European Union while 39.7% was the national average of support.An opinion poll by GfK conducted October 2–15 found that among respondents aged 16–29 with a position on integration, 73% favored signing an Association Agreement with the EU, while only 45% of those o ver the age of 45 favored Association. The lowest support for European integration was among people with incomplete secondary and higher education.

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Goverment’s respond to protests is very aggresively, arrests have been occurred. Police forces uses pepper gas to protestors. Also you can see on photos.

Timeline of the protests across Ukraine

“A 24 November protest in Ivano-Frankivsk saw several thousand protestors gather at the regional administration building.No classes were held in the universities of western Ukrainian cities such as Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk and Uzhhorod. Protests also took place in other large Ukrainian cities: Kharkiv, Donetsk, Dnipropetrovsk, Luhansk, Lviv, and Uzhhorod. The rally in Lviv in support of the integration of Ukraine into the EU was initiated by the students of local universities. This rally saw 25–30 thousand protesters gather on Prospect Svobody (Freedom Avenue) in Lviv. The organizers planned to continue this rally ’till the 3rd Eastern Partnership summit in Vilnius, Lithuania, on 28–29 November 2013. A rally in Simferopol, which drew around 300, saw nationalists and Crimean Tatars unite to support European integration; the protesters sang both the Ukrainian national anthem and the anthem of the Ukrainian Sich Riflemen.

7 people were injured after 40 titushky (thugs) attacked a tent encampment in Dnipropetrovsk, which was ordered cleared by court order on 25 November.Officials estimated the number of attackers to be 10-15, and police did not intervene in the attacks. Similarly, police in Odessa ignored calls to stop the demolition of Euromaidan camps in the city by a group of 30, and instead removed all parties from the premises.50 police officers and men in plain clothes also drove out a Euromaidan protest in Chernihiv the same day.

On 25 November, in Odessa, 120 police raided and destroyed a tent encampment made by protesters at 5:20 in the morning. The police detained three of the protesters, including the leader of the Odessa branch of Democratic Alliance, Alexei Chorny. All three were beaten in the police vehicle and then taken to the Portofrankovsk Police Station without their arrival being recorded. The move came after the District Administrative Court hours earlier issued a ban restricting citizens’ right to peaceful assembly until New Year. The court ruling places a blanket ban on all demonstrations, the use of tents, sound equipment and vehicles until the end of the year.

On 26 November, a rally of 50 was held in Donetsk.

On 28 November, a rally was held in Yalta; university faculty who attended were pressured to resign by university officials.

On 29 November, Lviv protesters numbered some 20,000. Like in Kiev, they locked hands in a human chain, symbolically linking Ukraine to the European Union (organisers claimed that some 100 people even crossed the Ukrainian-Polish border to extend the chain to the European Union).

On 1 December, the largest rally outside of Kiev took place in Lviv by the statue of Taras Shevchenko, where over 50,t public figures and politicians were in attendance.An estimated 300 rallied in the eastern city of Donetsk d000 protesters attended. Mayor Andriy Sadovy, council chairman Peter Kolody, and prominenemanding that President Viktor Yanukovych and the government of Prime Minister Mykola Azarov resign.Meanwhile, in Kharkiv, thousands rallied with writer Serhiy Zhadan, during a speech, calling for revolution. The protest was peaceful.Protesters claimed at least 4,000 attended, with other sources saying 2,000. In Dnipropetrovsk, 1,000 gathered to protest the EU agreement suspension, show solidarity with those in Kiev, and demand the resignation of local and metropolitan officials. They later marched, shouting “Ukraine is Europe” and “Revolution”. EuroMaidan protests were also held in Simferopol (where 150-200 attended), and Odessa.

On 2 December, in an act of solidarity, Lviv Oblast declared a general strike in order to mobilize support for protests in Kiev,which was followed by the formal order of a general strike by the cities of Ternopil and Ivano-Frankivsk.

In Dnipropetrovsk on 3 December, a group of 300 protested in favor of European integration and demanded the resignation of local authorities, heads of local police units, and the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU).

On 7 December it was reported that police were prohibiting those from Ternopil and Ivano-Frankivsk from driving to Kiev.

Protests on 8 December saw record turnout in many Ukrainian cities, including several in eastern Ukraine.

On 9 December, a statue to Vladimir Lenin was destroyed in in the town of Kotovsk in Odessa Oblast.In Ternopil, Euromaidan organizers were prosecuted by authorities.

On 14 December, Euromaidan supporters in Kharkiv voiced their disapproval of authorities fencing off Freedom Square from the public by covering the metal fence in placards.They have since 5 December been the victims of theft and arson.A Euromaidan activist in Kharkiv was attacked by two men and stabbed twelve times. The assailants were unknown but activists told the Kharkiv-based civic organization Maidan that they believe the city’s mayor, Gennady Kernes, to be behind the attack.

On 22 December, 2,000 rallied in Dnipropetrovsk.

In late December, 500 marched in Donetsk. Due to the regime’s hegemony in the city, ‘500 marchers to assemble in Donetsk is the equivalent of 50,000 in Lviv or 500,000 in Kiev. On 5 January, marches in support of Euromaidan were held in Donetsk, Dnipropetrovsk, Odessa, and Kharkiv; the latter three drawing several hundred and Donetsk only 100.

On 11 January, 150 activists met in Kharkiv for a general forum on uniting the nation-wide Euromaidan efforts. A church were some were meeting was stormed by over a dozenthugs, and others attacked meetings in a book store; smashing windows and deploying tear gas to stop the Maidan meetings from taking place.

On 22 January in Donetsk, two simultaneous rallies were held – one pro-Euromaidan and one pro-government. The pro-government rally attracted 600 attendees to about 100 from the Euromaidan side. Police reports claimed 5,000 attended to support the government, to only 60 from Euromaidan. In addition, approximately 150 titushky appeared and encircled the Euromaidan protesters with megaphones and began a conflict, burning wreaths and Svoboda Party flags, and shouted “down with fascists!”, but were separated by police.Meanwhile, Donetsk City Council pleaded with the government to take tougher measures against Euromaidan protesters in Kiev.Reports indicated a media blackout took place in Donetsk.

In Lviv on 22 January, amid the police shootings of protesters in the capital, military barracks were surrounded by protesters. Many of the protesters included mothers whose sons are serving in the military, and pleaded with them not to deploy to Kiev.

In Vinnytsia on 22 January thousands protesters blocked the main street of the city and the traffic. Also, they brought “democracy in coffin” to the city hall, as a present to Yanukovych.23 January Odessa city council member and Euromaidan activist Oleksandr Ostapenko’s car was bombed. The Mayor of Sumy threw his support behind the Euromaidan movement on 24 January, laying blame for the civil disorder in Kiev on the Party of Regions and Communists.

On 28 January about 500 Crimean Tatars attended a peaceful rally in support of Euromaidan in Simferopol.”

Conclusion

The EuroMaidan is an ongoing protests so it is early to conclude Euromaidan. Protests are still continuing.

References

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orange_Revolution http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-25808295 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Euromaidan http://www.airpano.com/360Degree-VirtualTour.php?3D=Ukraine-EuroMaidan http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kaley-hanenkrat/euromaidan-protests-ukraine_b_4469680.html http://www.tcs.cam.ac.uk/international/0031386-euromaidan-in-kiev-the-meaning-of-political-ideas.html

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What is happening in Hamburg? – (Final Project)

The first week of 2014 start with a important mobilization in Hamburg, one of the major cities of Germany. This mobility was defined as “clashes between police and leftists” in dozens of news. Of course, there were clashes but what were the reasons of this clashes? In this article, I will try to tell what was happening in Hamburg and what were the reasons of the mobilty? It seems to very important to understand this emerging mobility in the early days of new year, and see what are dynamics of social movements that related city policies.

A mobilization in Hamburg occured because of “Rote Flora”( which means in English “red flower”). Rote Flora is a cultural center which had been occupied for 25 years. Leftists and anarchists used Rote Flora as a hub for their activities. These actions in Hamburg, started against to desicions of closing and destruction of Rote Flora cultural center. From this perspective, these events in Hamburg are being compared with Gezi Parkı protests that took place in Turkey in last summer. Gezi Parkı protests started against to the desicion of destruction of the park, similar to Hamburg protests that against to destruction of the Rote Flora cultural center. Also clashes between protestors and police, are similar.

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Rote Flora, Hamburg

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Rote Flora was built in 1835. In 1989, leftist groups occupied this building. The building had been converted into a cultural center by leftists who occupied the building. At the end of the 1980’s, free standing buildings in almost all the major cities of Western Europe, was occupied by leftist youngs. In that year, the most important political rhetoric of the left in Western Europe was “owning property brings with it social responsibility to owner”.Rotting, unused, abandoned buildings was occupied one by one because of “social responsibility”. Occupied this place was used by the young people of college students, the homeless, and those who migrated from small towns to big cities. That period was very high rents in European cities and occupied this place was very important for these people. They established their own new world.

With the occupation of the houses, on the lower floors of this building was opening new places, such as cafes, small workshops, counseling and cultural centers. Thus, alternative life forms were created by these people who occupied and use that places. Rote Flora cultural center, which is closed by the authorities in Hamburg on 21 December, It was a case mentioned above. Rote Flora building was built in 1835, taking place in the middle of a small park as a summer theater.

In the next years, Rote Flora building was operated as a ballroom, country restaurants and a cinema. When the building was occupied in 1989, where was in one of the poorest parts of Hamburg and publicly owned, nobody used the abandoned building in that time. Hamburg State Government turned a blind eye to it and did not do anything against to occupation. Within a short time, a large number of alternative culture project came to life in the occupied public building. Many of these projects would also receive government support. “Rote Flora alternative cultural center” after a while was to have an important place on the cultural map of the city of Hamburg . In tourist tours, Rote Flora being shown to tourists as “a monument of alternative urban culture “.

In 2001, the building was sold to a real estate investor. However, the new owner of the building only can touch for repairs to the building that was guaranteed in the sales contract.
Some problems was occured in following years, between the owner of the building and people who are using the building, but these issues are settled through the intervention of the state government. In recent years, as a result of the “urban renewal” process in the major cities of Germany, a variety of problems is experiencing. In rich cities like Hamburg, numbers of neighborhoods decreases and middle and lower class suffer from this renewal. In big cities, for instance Hamburg, Munich, Cologne and Berlin, rents have increased, rental rates has been up to thirty percent.

As a result of these developments, medium-and low-income urban dwellers in this city were forced to move to the outskirts neighborhood because of the low-rent social housing construction declined. Also neighborhoods are the rest of the old buildings from the last century which is located in the center of large cities, suddenly in vogue generous. These neighborhoods which is preferred primarily of immigrants -especially Turks- , low-income families and college students because of insufficent and old infrastructure, now grabbing attention with this vitality. Tenants who have adopted the bohemian lifestyle, can pay more money to rent this buildings, began to move such districts. These people are starting to purchase their dwellings. Buildings are made luxury renovations.

Then, cafes, small boutiques, exceptional restaurants are opening. The name of the neighborhood is starting to appear frequently in local media. This places are being more popular day by day. As a result of these, real estate investors has involved the process and poor apartments are converted to luxury apartments like New York and London.

Low-income families’, immigrants’, and students’s homes did not modify but, their rents were rised. They were affected by this “gentrification” process. They can not pay rent. After a while these groups are forced to move out of the neighborhood.

In the last year, as a result of these conditions, Rote Flora has been affected by this situation exactly. Building was rented to a real estate fund for a long-time by owner of the building. Real estate fund owner decided to modify the building and to build cinema, ballroom, theater and concert hall after the treatment in order to rent by money. However, people who have used this building for 25 years opposed this developments. They wanted to save the Rote Flora.Building owners and tenants were referred to the judiciary, state administration of mediation did not work this time. After that not only people who have used building for 25 years but also thousands of people who live in Hamburg made a demonstrations on Hamburg streets.

Demonstrations were held quietly and regularly since 2010. However, the recent days tensions between police and protesters has escalated. This tension was transformed into conflict. Activists and policemen were injured during demonstrations, public goods were damaged. Public opinion was divided in Hamburg. Supporters of building owners defended that property owners can use his/her property as he/she wishes. According to opponents of this view, property owners they have a social responsibility to public.

Police insisted to implement the court’s decision in the hands of property owner and the cultural center Rote Flora was closed on December 21. On December 21, clashes between police and demonstrators at a rally was increased. Eight thousands demonstrators clashed with police, 500 protesters and 170 police officers were injured and more than 20 injury were serious.

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Clashes between police and protestors

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After that, the political debate has raged. Political opposition accused to the state administration for failing to provide policing in the building district. State government proclaimed a part of district as a “danger zone” to prevent any possible incidents.
“Dangerous zone” application gave to the police right to identity control without a concrete threat or suspect. In normal conditions, it is not possible in Germany, if the police do it, citizen has the right to oppose and complain. However, in the places where proclaimed as a “dangeres zone”, police can control identity card and do body search. Also police can gather people who deemed suspicious in spesific place.

The protests continued and at the weekend (January 5), more than 500 demonstrators walked on street including “danger zone”, police watched the march. There are other reasons for tension in Hamburg, the problem is not just Rote Flora Cultural Centre. Schanzen is a district where is Rote Flora Cultural center, is located on the verge of type of Germany urban transformation. Not only in this district but also in neighbor towns signs of urban renewal can be felt. For example, bohemian entertainment venues, small cafes and unusual design products selling shops began to open in Reeperbahn where is famous with including brothels, table dance bars and strip clubs.

Another issue that escalading tension in recent months, is located in this neighborhood, some developments have taken place regarding the Esso Building. In this building, a large numbers of African immigrants and homeless, families are too poor to pay rent to lived. Municipalities had placed them there. This building was started to decay. Municipilaty warned to property owners for building renovation. However, they did not make a renovation and the building was under danger of collapse, because of this, Hamburg municipalities began to evacuate the building.

According to estimates, after the buildings demolished, property owners will build more luxury apartments. There are many opposite reactions to this situation and the reactions caused to to increase the participation and support of demonstration in Hamburg. The cause of the opposite reactions that instead of building which will be demolished, luxury apartment is to be built. If these houses were built and luxurious, process of urban transformation that felt its effects, to be faster. As a result, one of the neighborhood which is low-income and poor families can live in Hamburg will be lost.

Indeed, these concerns in Hamburg, are shared by the tens of thousands of tenants who have a low income and living in neighborhoods of city center, in Germany. But the German public is becoming increasingly aware of this issue. Those who do not suffer from this trouble, are also involved protests. Civil society organizations try to work for solve the problem. Municipalities and city planners who think that rich and poor, native and immigrant must live together, try to help who resist.

All these developments shows that, neo-liberal policies and globalisation cause to problem in big cities. Urban transformation and gentrification is the most important of these problems. This issue is two-sided. Governments or/and local-offical organizations and capitalists benefit from it, but the poor or middle-income citizens will be victims. Europe’s major cities have experienced such a process, and this process is still ongoing. When I look at Hamburg example, I can say that similar gentrification process will continuen, citizens will react against it.

References

Tolun, A., 2014, “Hamburg’ta kentsel dönüşüme direniş” http://www.bbc.co.uk/turkce/haberler/2014/01/140108_hamburgda_ne_oluyor.shtml

Topçu, H., 2014, “Hamburg’daki çatışma ve gerilimin arkasında ne var?” http://www.bbc.co.uk/turkce/haberler/2014/01/140107_hamburg_hulya.shtml

Sabah Daily, 06.01.2014 “Almanya’da “Rote Flora” gerilimi artıyor”
http://www.sabah.com.tr/Dunya/2014/01/06/almanyada-rote-flora-gerilimi-artiyor

sosyalsavas.org, 21.12 2013, “Hamburg’da anarşistler polisle çatıştı (Almanya)” http://sosyalsavas.org/2013/12/hamburgda-anarsistler-polisle-catisti-almanya/

wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rote_Flora

HONOR, GAY MURDER AND HONOR IN THE MEDIA

Honor, with other names also known as honor crimes real, in the patriarchal society, marriage, infidelity, divorce or family mistakes made men more precisely, as a result of violence against women, or is known as the death-knell. ‘Error’ word is actually a condition that is relative to the person. That’s precisely why honor killings are faced with today.
When we look in the dictionary meaning of the ceremony nor the consequences of what does not mention that exists as a normal word.
Honor: ” 1 Adopted in a community, settled behavior and their way of life, rules, customs and traditions, habits are jointly held, all the way.
2 (in the narrow sense) moral behaviors in a society” (1).
Dictionary of words actually mean by this is inconclusive , and that what breed would offer one of the best in the nation knows us. But the honor, is not limited to just our country . In the majority of countries where the Muslim Bangladesh, Brazil, Ecuador, Egypt, India, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Morocco, Pakistan, Sweden, of honor killings , are seen countries . This causes unnecessary in countries with different methods and the persecution of women and death decisions is available.
If we are to talk briefly ;
” Australia, Canada, Israel, South Africa and the United States, according to research in the murder victim in 40% of women and 70 physical violence before his wife was killed by or with the men .
More women are killed by firearms in the U.S. , beating or burning killing women in India are more common.
India soaked in kerosene and burned after woman ‘kitchen died in the crash , “he is reported to be very common use of .
In the world, Jordan, Morocco and Syria, the honor due to crimes committed family honor, relating to the protection has been committed criminal discount gidilmektedir.b in countries where honor killings fall victim to women at risk in order to protect an established mechanism due to the absence , in this case women being killed to protect the prison such as to end observed that the tragic reason to go to an application is reported that women who were imprisoned for years .
Middle East , North Africa and some countries in Asia in the name of honor killing as murder of women was seen, with information on honor killings in these countries is not possible. ” (2).
Observed in our country in the direction of increasing honor killings, some work has begun. In line with this study, “honor killings, the research commission” was established. His studies of the Authority in accordance with the killings began running numbers and years, attempts to search for a solution began on the subject.
” Violence against children, violence against women, media violence and honor killings, to present the work undertaken discussed 359-page report, the biggest feature between 2000-2005 murders committed sorting the first official data obtained is that. Unlike most honor killings, known as the place where the processing of the report of the Marmara region, which highlights the results reveal thought-provoking.” (3).
Where there is so much violence and killings in our country , these events ,new start? This research is based on the recent past, why ? These questions you tamper with people’s heads , while some media organizations, has recently started a honor publications such as violence began to make . Newspapers, such as honor killings still have something very interesting from page to page , like it was as if an ad is published . Honor series and movies in the recent period , the following article number in recent years should not be reached . Honor of our country from a badly thought out , almost an advertising component, returned to television viewing causes . Well, this problem is new? For years, it has been ignored officially barbarism. Yet in recent years, with the processing of customs issues people have learned a little bit and started to do something. Institutions and organizations, the event began throwing hand. But it is not known how it worked, our people after all these years, at least on this issue even begin to do something in the shade, I think that is enough to feed a hope. Yes, thank you on social media, our people go online and read something in the shade, saw the photos and was upset, rebelled and began to change some things now. Some authors, however, this problem is to reconcile with Kurds. Is the solution to reconcile with Kurds brings? Murder in our country again, we justify our dead again.
Recently, with the support of the European Union , some civil society organizations began to be too sensitive about honor killings . The studies should be supported by other organizations , which may contribute to the development of all circles and organizations should act responsibly . But it must be remembered , that will solve the killings , the actual training programs. Women , as second-class citizens of assessing understanding , it will make no contribution at issue not even mentioned .
I think there is a problem of the honor, the other is the problem of freedom . In our country , women who do not understand the idea of ​​being a citizen of a barbarian ‘s free our people , our women persecution in the name of honor is honor . Furthermore, in this case the other people staying silent , he was no different from the barbarians .
Honor , nowadays women has exceeded the limits of the word . Expand restrictions on homosexual victims of honor killings now covers . Today, these murders also have been honor killings . Especially in the eastern region of the country people are faced with this problem . This , I mentioned before , the person enters into to restrict freedom substances . The best example of this situation is now being processed on 15 July 2008, Ahmet Yildiz is murder. These killings are recorded as hate crimes passed January 13, which was released in 2011 and many award-winning film”Zenne Dancer” has been the subject of. Film, was inspired by the real life story of Ahmet Yıldız. Ahmet Yildiz, Istanbul is a young oriental life continues. Family for being gay is to stay away from. Stars who decide to live abroad, the passport can not derive as deserters. For military service, with the aim to prove that gay relationships take pictures during the branch can apply for a passport would no longer give official. But according to rumors acted before his father, Ahmet Yildiz was shot with a pistol. It is known that his father committed murder, but since then there has been nobody saw his father. According to another rumor, and even at the end of the film, as evidenced father committed suicide could not stand the situation.
” It is normal for honor killings ” to be published on the internet under the name of article says;
” Ministry of Education , ” Reflections of Media and Honor Killings , Effects on Parents and Students Survey” results is creepy .
Ministry of Education , ” Reflections of honor crimes in the media , parents and students on the Impact Survey” by the parents, 12.8 percent , 10.5 percent percent of students agree with killing for honor . In 11 provinces , 10th studying in class of 440 students and 440 vel made ​​with the results of the survey are as follows: ” in your family who commit honor crimes people react , what happens? ” To the question , parents percent of 12.8 students , 9.1 percent as normal I answer , while the parents of 10.1 percent , 10.5 percent of students ” think they have a right ,” he said .
– Honor killings 26.2 percent of the students ‘ side of the parents and 25.9 percent supported.
– Acts contrary to the understanding of honor students , 16.6 percent women , 10.9 percent of parents rate ” physical harm ” I say the same for men and 17.5 percent of the students responding , 11.2 percent of the parents ‘ side gave . “If necessary, I will kill ” while giving the answer for women was 3.5 per cent of the students ‘ i , parents, 4.5 percent for men, 5.9 percent of students ‘ , parents’ 2.7 percent was .
Parents of students more than the physical violence do to respond in the research ‘ toy’luk bind to and ” students’ life experiences is low and students 16 years old, they need to prove they are ” reasons were listed as. ” (5)
Regarded as the immaturity of the responses of students , officials , students and parents of minor differences between the figures , I think they are not aware of . In an institution for training students to think in this direction and raise awareness about the issue of crime who is not ? And the number of parents .. Today, we still read and honor killings are still registered as a perfectly normal with these figures . People are not aware enough , even in a training slot turns out these figures .
In this country, human rights, freedoms and individual rights without legal guarantees will not be able to prevent the killings . If you want a responsible stance to the media , human rights and freedoms should receive the agenda . Thread some corner or have not understood the problem of making films series to distort manipulated the people of the country through the efforts exempt from this responsibility .
If we want to integrate with the civilized world , you want to be our place in the orientation of contemporary humanity , we must not remain silent against this shameful . Quiet stay, to confirm .