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“SONGS SUNG FOR THE OPPRESSED” SONG CONTEST

Grievances in Turkey and other countries within the scape of human rights violations can be expressed with art as a powerful argument as it’s described with other materials.
In this context, AST is organizing a music and composition competition to raise awareness about Turkey’s unfair practices.
This competition aims to raise awareness with the power of art about political prisoners, torture, deprivation of fundamental human rights, innocent women, babies, and the elderly in prisons. Another goal of this competition is to bring individuals in the field of art to speak out unfair practices; reflect aesthetic skills, present the message clearly to the listener; to engage in artistic activities, and create appreciation.

* You can provide detailed information about the competition and the participation terms in the PDF link above.
* To participate in the competition, you can fill in your application form on the Participation link above.

We wish success to all our participants.

 

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FIRST WOMEN’S RIGHTS ADVOCACY INTERNSHIP

AST’s first internship program is designed to introduce college students to contemporary women’s rights issues in Turkey. This internship is a great opportunity to develop your research and academic writing skills as you work towards publishing a paper for AST under your own name. Guided by AST, you will have the benefit of scheduling your own work in the comfort of your home as you do research and conduct interviews.

INTERNSHIP DATES:
JUNE 15, 2020 – SEPTEMBER 15, 2020

Apply by June 13, 2020

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SHORT FILM COMPETITION

“INNOCENCE – INNOCENCY” as part of human rights violations What is experienced within the scope of human rights violations and victimizations in Turkey and other countries of the world.
AST organizes a short film competition to develop an awareness of unjust practices. This Competition covers sub-topics such as political prisoners, torture, deprivation of basic human rights, etc., including innocent women, infants, and seniors in prisons.
The goal of this competition is to develop an awareness of unjust practices; to develop individuals in short film making; to reflect aesthetic skills in filmmaking; to be able to present the message clearly to the audience; to contribute to the formation of habit and taste in engaging in artistic activities.

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Set them free, 668 babies in jail in Turkey, Chicago Protest

668 babies, under age of six, and 17000 women are in pretrial detention in jails across Turkey. Group of people gathered in Chicago to demand freedom of innocent children jailed in Turkey.

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