We have to save Turkey from the hands of thief…
written by Bekir Coskun, Turkish newspaper Sozcu, July 11, 2015
They’ve permitted gold digging licence with working cyanidation, cutting the magnificent forest of the Black Sea. For this, the great trouble has arised in Artvin, Turkey.
There is a resistance at Cerattepe, Artvin.
Women, youth, children are hugging the trees in the morning to save the forest with rush.
Actions began for support to Artvin anywhere in Turkey.
In Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, the people on the streets are shouting out in every day that they helped to Artvin.
Cities, towns and villages can not fight on their own, because the power of the great thief is going through with crushing.
We have to make national collaborate.
We can not do it alone.
We have to take along each other.
Young people, the elderly, children, women, men, peasants, citizens.
Everyone should come together against thief.
The love of the hawk, deer, pheasants, trees, bays, seas, mountains, wind, sun are with us.
We should take road by taking our hearts,
The elder ones, at least they should come with taking their curses.
When you read this article, the graders, bulldozers, diggers, cement machinery, trucks are in the highlands road,
and the gendarmerie troops.
All they are like the combat troops which is going to invade a country.
In the face of these, an old woman who hasn’t got any world except the Black Sea, she is trying to understand what happened by wiping her tears.
Here’s don’t leave her alone.
For saving the Turkey’s forests from the hands of thief:
If you do have twitter account you can use this hashtag for support
hashtag translation in English: Say stop to gold mine at Artvin
Besides, there are two campaigns for saving forests:
If you want to support you can give vote.
Almost all forested areas in Turkey, as the result of corruption policies of AKP are selling to global mining companies. Today, there is not only in the city of Artvin, there are the resistances of people in city of Rize, Izmir, Balıkesir, Manisa, Sanlıurfa and the others in Turkey. Those forest belong to this planet, not AKP politicians, not supporters of them, not global capitalists! Just let’s say stop to them!
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