The Flotilla II will probably start its journey at the first week of June, so let’s hope that no one gets hurt and Turkish politicians stop risking people’s lives in order to gain few more votes.
We all know that expressing our thoughts, ideas and political perceptions are our primary rights in a free country. Yet, in Turkey we cannot deny that there is still lack of democracy and freedom, and fundamental rights and freedoms are not protected enough by the government as, Turkish public cannot express its opposition thoughts.
Among other Muslim countries, Turkey has always shared close ties with Israel through various points in history. It was the second Muslim country after Iran to recognize Israel in 1949 and especially in the 1990s, relations between two countries greatly expanded and reached an unprecedented degree of closeness.