Articles by Uzay Bulut

About Uzay Bulut (23 Articles)
Uzay Bulut is a Turkish journalist and political analyst formerly based in Ankara. She is a fellow at the Middle East Forum (MEF) and is currently based in Washington D.C. Bulut’s journalistic work focuses mainly on Turkish politics, ethnic and religious minorities in Turkey, and antisemitism.

Turkish State Brutality against Kurds Continues

Historian Draws Parallels with Past Special for the Armenian Weekly The Kurds in Turkey seem to have committed an unforgivable sin in the eyes of the Turkish regime: They were born Kurds. Despite all the pressure on the part of the state, they continue to resist attempts at forced assimilation; to [more...]

February 11, 2016 // 43 Comments

Turkey’s Shame: The Case of Fatma and Azad Tokmak

Special for the Armenian Weekly The following quote contains what reportedly happened to Fatma Tokmak, a Kurdish woman from Sirnak in Turkey’s Kurdistan, when she was arrested in 1996: “They blindfolded me when they put me in the police car. I was holding Azad in my arms. The police officers [more...]

December 16, 2014 // 2 Comments

Turkey’s Kristallnacht

Special for the Armenian Weekly Sept. 6, 1955 started just like any other day for the Greeks, Armenians, and Jews of ‎Istanbul—or Constantinople. ‎ ‎”I resided in Cengelkoy with my wife and two children back then,” wrote Apostolos Nikolaidis ‎in the book I Nihta ton [more...]

September 30, 2014 // 14 Comments

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