Turkey

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
candlelight vigil
"Bottom line: the hit-men are guilty, sentenced to death. The masterminds not only walk free. They have barely been touched by the investigation and the trial."
Julia Conley, staff writer
"He's pulling back that curtain and just telling you the truth."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Abrams tanks
"It's all out in the open, the blatant barbarism of U.S. imperialism."

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.