Turkey deploying 30 percent of army in Syrian border clampdown Turkey is tightening security at its border with Syria. A fresco on a barracks building at the Köprübatı checkpoint, which overlooks radical Islamic State movement (ISIL) territory, is emblazoned with the watchwords: “This border is our honour, protected with our hearts and strength.” The First Border Battalion is responsible for fending off infiltrators, smugglers and ‘terrorists’

Turkey deploying 30 percent of army in Syrian border clampdown Turkey is tightening security at its border with Syria. A fresco on a barracks building at the Köprübatı checkpoint, which overlooks radical Islamic State movement (ISIL) territory, is emblazoned with the watchwords: “This border is our honour, protected with our hearts and strength.” The First […]

The Opium and Tobacco Fields in Afghanistan, Human Slavery, and Tobacco Butts As a Road to Freedom

The Opium and Tobacco Fields in Afghanistan, Human Slavery, and Tobacco Butts As a Road to Freedom Human trafficking is the third most lucrative global enterprise in the world today, with children going missing approximately once every 22 seconds, and profits in the range of 333 billion dollar yearly, to serve as forced labourers, sex […]