Journalists and artists of Turkish origin living in exile, including New Canadian Media’s Arzu Yildiz, are being targeted after a hit list was circulated on social media.View More My Name Was on a Hit List of Turkish Dissidents in Exile
Two Kurdish Canadian artists, writer Ava Homa and musician Kazım Boran, share their thoughts on the persecution of Kurds as two fellow artists in Turkey await trial for singing in their mother tongue.View More Kurdish Canadian Artists React to the Criminalization of Art in Turkey
NCM reporter Hakam Kherallah is in Turkey, home to the world’s largest Syrian refugee community, to examine the attitudes of the diaspora to the Syrian presidential elections.View More Syrian Elections: Farce or Another Rebranding Attempt?
The Turkish diaspora in Canada is gripped by the revelations of an exiled mafia boss, who claims to be exposing crimes of high-ranking officials. His YouTube videos have attracted millions of views, but the political fallout is yet to be seen.View More Turkish Mafia Boss Exposing ‘Deep State Secrets’
With the pandemic moving many offices online, virtual hearings have become a silver lining for refugee claimants. Remote options are showing to be more efficient than the traditional in-person practice.View More Virtual Hearings Speed Up some Refugee Claims
A career in journalism can mean risking your safety in many parts of the world. Refugee journalists based in Toronto share their stories of fleeing the dangerous situations at home in the documentary The Cost of FreedomView More The Cost of Freedom – Refugee Journalists in Canada
Turkish Canadians are frustrated that Hagia Sophia, a UNESCO World Heritage site, has been reduced to a political ploy.View More Turkish Canadians React to Hagia Sophia Becoming a Mosque
As a journalist in Turkey, Seckin Ergun has covered many stories of courage, but none as personal as this one. He turns his focus on his wife, the woman who risked her life so he and their sons could seek refuge in Canada.View More Unsung Hero: A Woman’s Sacrifice to Bring her Family to Canada
It’s been 2 months since a massive 4.8 million dollar chandelier was unveiled under the Granville Bridge, and many articles have been written criticizing the developer, Westbank Corp., for hanging the chandelier over the homeless people of Vancouver. Many people are asking the same question: “What could have done with that money for homeless people?”View More What Spins, Weighs 3.4 Tonnes and Insults Vancouver’s Homeless?
In a region that still believes in the “Greater Syria”, where “Southern Syria” included Jerusalem and the Palestinian territories, the name “Al Quds Force” had given Suleimani elusive legitimacy.View More What Qassim Suleimani’s killing means to Syrians in Canada