Repression and resistance in Istanbul: Tarlabaşı and Me

     |    Thursday March 16th, 2017

Repression and resistance in Istanbul: Tarlabaşı and Me was first published on the 19th oyf February 2015 in openDemocracy. Harriet Fildes was so kind to allow us this re-issue on realeyz.de accompanying the German release of TARLABASI AND ME. Repression and resistance in Istanbul: Tarlabaşı and Me HARRIET FILDES, MARIANNA FRANCESE, and JAAD GAILLET 19 

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Lesben und Schwule in der DDR: Out in Ost-Berlin

     |    Friday January 16th, 2015

In einem Land, in dem die „Mutti“ als Gesellschaftsideal galt, hatten es Schwule und Lesben schwer. Zwar war in der DDR der berüchtigte Paragraph 175, der seit Kaisers Zeiten (männlichen) homosexuellen Sex unter Strafe stellte, ab Ende der 1950er Jahre de facto abgeschafft, zehn Jahre bevor er in der Bundesrepublik entschärft wurde. Dennoch führten Schwule 

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State and paramilitary repression of the Mapuche peoples

     |    Wednesday February 10th, 2010

The conflict that began in 1990 in southern Chile among landowners, lumber   companies and the indigenous population has escalated. The Mapuche, normally a peaceful tribe, successfully defended their freedom and territories against first Incan and later Spanish colonists. Yet in the past century, they have lost nearly 90 percent of their land. They suffered above 

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