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Stratos Moraitis

I'm a freelance journalist, writer and ERP software consultant from Smyrna (Izmir), Turkey. I've been blogging since 2001 and doing freelance journalism for over 20 years on human/ethnic rights in English. I have started up Design House Technologies Inc. in 1994 in the United States to develop web based enterprise resource planning software. Also was a founding partner in ONE Communications Inc., Ohio, one of the pioneering ISP's in the States. Follow me on Twitter.

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Latest posts by Stratos Moraitis

2 May 2013

Teargas and Water Cannons for Istanbul's Labor Day Protesters

After three years of peaceful Labor Day celebrations at Taksim square, Turkey's largest city Istanbul was visited by the ghosts of its violent past with the events of May 1st,...

21 May 2012

Turkey: Poetic Commemoration of Uludere Airstrike Victims

In December 2011 in southeastern Turkey several Turkish Airforce F-16s bombed a convoy of Turkish Kurds on mules who were engaged in border trade, apparently mistaking them for Kurdish rebels....

11 May 2012

Turkey: Outrage at Sentencing of Scarf Case Student

On May 11 Cihan Kirmizigul, an engineering student at Galatasaray University in Istanbul, was sentenced to 11 years and 3 months in jail, accused of firebombing a building - but...

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