Canal Istanbul in Turkey General Appeal Continues

turkey istanbul protests across the channel continues
turkey istanbul protests across the channel continues

In addition to Istanbul residents, thousands of citizens across the country took action against the EIA (Environmental Impact Assessment) report of the Kanal Istanbul project. Here are the sights of objection from the dorm to Kanal Istanbul…

SözcüAccording to the news in; “Hundreds of Bursians gathered in front of Bursa Provincial Directorate of Environment and Urbanization for the cancellation of the 'Canal Istanbul' project regardless of severe lodos and cold, and supported the signature campaign.

Campaign Bursa Environment Platform and Medical Chamber of Deputies as well as CHP Bursa Nurhayat Altace Kayışığl and Erkan Aydin also gave support.


Bursa Uludag University Professor of Public Health Specialist Dr. Kayıhan Pala, "Channel Istanbul, the Marmara Region and the Sea of ​​Marmara by affecting the eco system in all provinces, including Bursa, which will create a negative impact on the agenda with the awareness of the objection," he said.


CHP Bursa deputy Erkan Aydin, "There's 75 billion pounds. This money will be the 82 million citizens out of pocket. plundered by the taxes of 82 million project to do. Our unborn child, because of their love of one's right to orphans, the one he promised We are here to prevent the making, "he said.

Nurhayat Altaca Kayışığlu, CHP Bursa MP, said: “We oppose Kanal Istanbul as it is an arbitrary project that is far from the guidance of science”


citizens who support the signature campaign, "This is not just a concern of all of Turkey in Istanbul. We are under heavy economic conditions. They will spend 75 billion pounds. They have 75 factories. Would not it be better if they find a solution to unemployment, "he commented.


While the reactions against the channel in Istanbul increased day by day, Samsun, Rize and Zonguldaklılar, who wanted to object to the EIA report, went to the Provincial Directorates of Environment and submitted their petitions.


After the announcement of the objection to Kanal Istanbul's Environmental Assessment Report (EIA) until the end of the work on Thursday, January 2, long queues occurred in front of the provincial and urban provincial directorates in the provinces of Artvin, Rize, Karabük and Samsun.

The objections were supported by the Green Artvin Association, the Black Sea Revolt and Samsun Environment platforms. It was learned that the objections will continue in Giresun, Trabzon, Ordu, Sinop, Zonguldak and Bartın.


Yeşil Artvin Association Board Member Bedrettin Kalın said in his statement: “It is not only a channel project, but a Channel Project that has been increasingly understood as a crazy loot and rent project and has already been marketed to Arabs as far as it falls to the press. This project is a rent project that will sink the whole country into debt swamp. We report our objections to this project, as everyone who has a love of homeland and a citizen consciousness should do. We will never accept this project. ”


Channel Istanbul from Çanakkale who objected to the EIA report prepared for the project was given the appeal petition.

Citizens gathered in the Provincial Directorate of Environment and Urbanization formed a long queue in front of the building in the early morning. CHP Deputy Chairman Muharrem Erkek, Çanakkale Mayor Ülgür Gökhan and CHP Çanakkale Provincial Chairman İsmet Güneşhan personally supported the appeals of citizens.


Support for the petition campaign launched by the CHP in Eskişehir has fallen.

Saturday afternoon and Sunday were signed for 2 separate booths opened at 6 thousand cancellation of the project. The collected signatures CHP Eskişehir Chairman Abdulkadir Adar and members of the board of directors will be submitted to the Provincial Directorate of Environment.

Eskişehir Bar Association President Mustafa Elagöz said that the Kanal Istanbul Project will harm both national security and the environment. Elagöz said, “It is impossible not to foresee the harms that the Black Sea is full of warships, turning into a competitive area between the USA and Russia, in terms of our country's security and survivability”.



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