Gathering in front of Habertürk and Yapı Kredi, Yokoluş Rebels took action with newspapers and currencies prepared with headlines from the future. The activists also distributed letters calling for the banking and media sector to citizens passing through the region.
Time to tell the truth about the climate crisis
Gathering with the demand of taking effective and urgent steps to prevent the climate crisis, Yokoluş İsyanı activists organized an action in front of Habertürk and Yapı Kredi.
The activists who went to the General Directorate of Habertürk and Yapı Kredi on the boat “Tell the Truth” called out to other institutions in the sector and shared the letters they prepared for them.
HEADLINES FROM THE FUTURE
The climate activists who went to the building of Habertürk in Beyoğlu, which operates within the Ciner Group, carried the newspapers with headlines from the future. In the headlines of the newspapers carried by the activists, the following statements were made: “The tender for the last gold mine in the world was also held in Turkey”, “The automotive industry manager family from Turkey won the lottery for immigration to Greenland”, “Survivor’s new shootings It will be held in Konya, which has become a paradise ”,“ No need to panic! There are still 30 trees in the world. “
The Yokoluş Rebels also distributed letters addressed to Habertürk, CNN Türk, and Sabah-ATV media outlets to citizens passing by.
In the letter, “The climate crisis is our problem. While disasters such as floods, forest fires, storms and drought make citizens lose their homes, jobs and lives, you conceal that these events are the result of the destruction of nature by man. You are both violating the citizens’ right to information, and being an accomplice to the destruction of nature that darkens our future ”.
In the letter distributed, the demands for media organizations were listed as follows:
■ Tell the truth about the climate crisis. Declare a climate emergency and tailor your news accordingly
■ Hire environmental reporters who are aware of the importance of the climate crisis.
■ Do not publish advertisements or support with propaganda under the name of news of fossil fuel, mining, energy companies that cause the climate crisis.
■ Put pressure on political actors for the implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement, which Turkey signed in 2015 but politicians could not pass the parliament.
After the letters they distributed, the activists addressed the journalists working in Habertürk. The protesters said, “How the thermal power plants owned by the Ciner Group in Silopi, Çayırhan, Konya Ilgın and Kazan were trying to seize the agricultural areas of the people by seizing the people’s agricultural areas, the villagers who objected by the gendarmerie. LINK