Turkey

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Hatice Cengiz,
Hatice Cengiz's "courage to sit in the House Chamber Tuesday night should serve as a clarion call to the president," said Rep. Gerry Connolly.
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
A map showing Turkish and Libyan territorial waters in the Mediterranean.
The country's main opposition opposes the move and warned on Monday that the...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
candlelight vigil
"Bottom line: the hit-men are guilty, sentenced to death. The masterminds not...

Further

The ripples from the pro-democracy movement that spread across Turkey last year, sparked by protests in Gezi Park followed by a brutal police crackdown, are still being felt. This fall, a new political party named after Gezi formed, and Tornistan, a powerful, hand-drawn animated film that both celebrates the protests and denounces a complicit media's silence on them, is winning awards at film festivals.