In the wake of the 1967 Israeli occupation of the West Bank, the IEC became the main supplier of electricity to the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, providing for some 80% of consumption (Arnon and Bamya, 2007: 164).
Industrial establishments, on the other hand, appear to be charged prices that are 3 times higher than the average price in Israel or Jordan (Arnon and Bamya, 2007: 169).
It also stands to gain from joining, through the intermediation of the Palestinians, regional electrical networks--which could benefit Palestine, Israel, Egypt and Jordan, and possibly more countries, from trading electricity, especially in times of crisis or high demand (Arnon and Bamya, 2007: 173-174).
That priority might manifest itself in slow response to Palestinian demands to increase supply, or in the low voltage at the end of the transmission lines (Arnon and Bamya, 2007: 166).
The festival will also present its satirical awards Altyn Bamya
(Golden Okra), given out with the aim of highlighting sexist points of view and narratives in Turkish movies, to the "winners" for the sixth time during the ystanbul program.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The thriller movie "Day-" (The Mountain), which tells the stories of Turkish soldiers trapped by a terrorist group, and the dramatic film "GE-zel GE-nler GE[micro]recey-iz" (To Better Days), which follows a single day in the lives of five people in ystanbul, are among the nominees for the fifth edition of the annual Altyn Bamya (Golden Okra) Awards, a sarcastic set of "awards," given out with the aim of highlighting sexist points of view and narratives in Turkish movies, in the category of film shot from the most sexist perspective.
Actor and singer Euzcan Deniz has been nominated for an Altyn Bamya for his leading role in the drama "Evim Sensin" (You're My Home) as the character yskender, along with the comedian and actor Tolga Ecevik, starring in "Sen Kimsin?