Discriminative Dictionary of Turkish (GIT North America)

For the interview on the Discriminative Dictionary of Turkish (Ayrımcı Sözlük) published at the GIT-North America on March 11, 2012 click here. “Dictionary of Discriminatory Sayings, Proverbs, and Idioms” was launched by Ümit Kurt and Ahmet Ozcan. The online dictionary calls for contributions for a collective conscious-raising about sexist, racist, and xenophobic expressions in Turkish, not only to … More Discriminative Dictionary of Turkish (GIT North America)

Ayrımcı Sözlük

Ayrımcı Sözlük sitesi için burayı tıklayın. Ayrımcı Sözlük projesini destekleyen Council of Europe‘un No Hate Speech Youth Campaign sitesi için burayı tıklayın. TÜRKÇE AYRIMCI DEYİŞ, DEYİM VE ATASÖZLERİ SÖZLÜĞÜ Ölmüş nesillerin geleneği yaşayanların beyinlerine bir kabus gibi çöker. Karl Marx Dil, tarafsız değildir. O, yalnızca düşünceleri taşıyan bir araç değildir; dil, bizzat düşünceleri şekillendirir. Dale Spender … More Ayrımcı Sözlük

Let’s Vomit It: Disgust, Purity, and Hate

I found in a rare book, written by my uncle Mehmet Koç in 1964, a striking quotation of a public statement on a train wreck by an “unknown” state official in Turkey: Citizens, regrettably, our nighty three citizens passed away in the deplorable train wreck last night. Our sorrow is overwhelming. Our only consolation is … More Let’s Vomit It: Disgust, Purity, and Hate

Should We Let the Hate Free? The Case of Google, Cyber Censorship, and Turkey

No Hate Speech Movement of the Council of Europe: Facebook and Twitter Freedom of Expression vs. Freedom from Harm One of the greatest controversies of our contemporary world is the one between the ideas of freedom of expression and freedom from harm. On the one side of the spectrum, the idealists of freedom of expression … More Should We Let the Hate Free? The Case of Google, Cyber Censorship, and Turkey