Huddled Masses Panel Discussion on the Imprisoned Women and Children

On Monday, Nov. 13th two panelists from Chicago’s Huddled Masses Advocacy women group went to speak at a panel at Carthage College in Kenosha, IL. Panel consisted of three panelists, two of whom were Ayse Nur, a lawyer from Turkey and Rana Yurtsever, Associate Director of Niagara Foundation. The third speaker was the college’s Gender […]

Press Statement: 668 CHILDREN IMPRISONED IN TURKEY ON WORLD CHILDREN’S DAY

668 CHILDREN IMPRISONED IN TURKEY ON WORLD CHILDREN’S DAY Campaigns and protests to bring attention to the 668 children unlawfully imprisoned in Turkey’s prisons are still taking place globally this universal Children’s Day. While such an injustice has not been reported or had any notable presence in either the global or Turkish media, AST members […]

“Set Them Free” was hosted at local KWMR Radio Station in San Francisco

“Set Them Free” was hosted at local KWMR Radio Station in SF On November 9, 2017, SF “Pieces of Peace” radio show host Susan Santiago invited a group of activist women to her show on to explain  “Set Them Free” project that initiated a few months ago. During the 30-minute-show, the motivation behind the project, and […]

Freedom Call in Chicago

FREEDOM CALL IN CHICAGO Black balloons ascended for 668 child prisoners who yearn for the sky. Following the demonstrations in Europe that took place on October 28th, black balloon demonstrations were held in 15 different places around the United States and Canada on November 4th for children who were held in prison with their mothers […]

668 Babies in Prison Campaign in Atlanta

THE IMPRISONED CHILDREN OF TURKEY’S STATE OF EMERGENCY The “668 Babies in Prison – Speak Up” campaign demonstrated across the globe continues to raise awareness in the media. One of these protests took place in Atlanta’s historic Piedmont Park under the coordination and volunteerism of the Advocates of Silenced Turkey (AST) organization. Black balloons with […]