Istanbul’s European side is seeing its freedom eroded away

It was meant to be a relatively quiet event. A few fans gathering to take part in a global listening party in support of the new album by Radiohead, A Moon Shaped Pool. Instead what happened last Friday – and what followed over the weekend – has drawn attention to the changing nature of Istanbul.

  • Alain

    The march towards full totalitarianism continues. Meanwhile in the West the very concept of freedom is fast disappearing and the majority of people remain asleep, or totally indifferent.

  • Hard Little Machine

    I’m guessing there will be a bloodless Anschluss of all of Grecian Thrace by Turkey in 2 years or less.