Author: Uzay Bulut

Uzay Bulut

Uzay Bulut is a Turkish journalist and political analyst formerly based in Ankara. She graduated from Istanbul’s Bogazici University in 2007 with a BA in Translation and Interpreting Studies. She holds a master’s degree in Media and Cultural Studies at Ankara’s Middle East Technical University. Her writings have appeared in a variety of publications including Gatestone Institute, the Clarion Project, the Armenian Weekly, PJ Media, CBN News, the Algemeiner, the Kurdish newspaper Rudaw, International Business Times UK and the Voice of America. She has also contributed to several Israeli media outlets including the Jerusalem Post, Arutz Sheva (Israel National News), Israel Hayom and Jerusalem Online. Bulut’s journalistic work focuses mainly on Turkey’s ethnic and religious minorities, anti-Semitism, political Islam and the history of Turkey. She is currently based in Washington, D.C.

Christmas

Turkey Uncensored: Was Turkey’s War on Christmas a War on Christians?

By Uzay Bulut Thursday, March 30, 2017

According to a 2016 Human Rights Violations Report, Christians in Turkey experienced an increase in hate crimes & speech during the 2016 Christmas holiday.

Smyrna

Turkey Uncensored: How the 3,000-year Greek Presence on the Aegean Shore Came to an End

By Uzay Bulut Thursday, March 16, 2017

A very dark page of history remains mostly forgotten or ignored. Only a handful of scholars have exposed the persecution of Christians in Smyrna in 1922.

Caliphate

Turkey Uncensored: Turks Call for the Reestablishment of the Caliphate in Istanbul

By Uzay Bulut Thursday, January 5, 2017

A group of people recently gathered in Istanbul to protest Syria’s operation against jihadi fighters in Aleppo and call for a reestablished caliphate.

Minorities

Turkey Uncensored: Assyrian Christians Targeted in Turkey, Iraq and Syria

By Uzay Bulut Friday, November 18, 2016

Christians and other minorities are the most forgotten and most vulnerable people in the Middle East; they are being targeted because of their beliefs and ethnicity.

Yazidi

Turkey Uncensored: Yazidis – A History of Persecution

By Uzay Bulut Friday, November 4, 2016

Many have been victimized by Islamic supremacism and jihadist campaigns, but the Yazidi nation is one of the main victims of this genocidal ideology.

Greek

Turkey Uncensored: Greek Patriarchate of Constantinople Accused of Being Behind Turkish Coup Attempt

By Uzay Bulut Thursday, October 6, 2016

The Turkish government continues to disparage its nearly native Greek population. And its continued target has been Bartholomew I.

Turks

Turkey Uncensored: After the Greeks and Armenians, the New Victims are Kurds

By Uzay Bulut Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Are the Turks truly able to peacefully coexist with people of other ethnic or religious backgrounds? This may be a foreign concept to many.

Turkey Uncensored: Turkey’s Main Fields of Expertise

By Uzay Bulut Thursday, September 15, 2016

Many consider Turkey to be an expert in racism, ethnic cleansing and genocide. Millions of people have been murdered by this discriminatory regime.

Turkey Uncensored: Remembering Tassos Isaac and Solomos Solomou

By Uzay Bulut Thursday, August 18, 2016

Two young, brave Greek Cypriots standing up against the occupation were brutally killed by Turkish occupation forces in 1996. Here are their stories.

Turkey Uncensored: Post-Coup Purge Reaches Armenians

By Uzay Bulut Monday, August 8, 2016

Why should Armenians, Greeks, Assyrians and other natives of Turkey return when the only thing that awaits them in their ancient homeland is discrimination?