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The face behind the PKK story

Every journalist who’s visited the PKK’s mountain stronghold in recent years knows Zagros Hiwa, reports Karlos Zurutuza.

Filed in: Culture Iran Iraq Kurdistan Language Turkey

The woman who saved a beach and sparked a movement

Alison Homewood meets the inspirational nonagenarian June Haimoff.

Filed in: Environment Turkey

Future conditional: temporary refuge in Turkey

Emily Gowdey-Backus details one refugee’s story, set at the intersection of European immigration policy and the Syrian war.

Filed in: Migration Syria Turkey

Escape from Syria

Emily Gowdey-Backus details one refugee’s story, set at the intersection of European immigration policy and the Syrian war.

Filed in: Migration Syria Turkey

Refugees are welcome here – seize the moment!

Compassion for refugees is spreading across Europe. Could it lead to a saner ‘open borders’ policy? asks Vanessa Baird.

Filed in: Europe Refugees Syria Turkey

Empowering Kurdistan

What made a Kurdish victory possible in Turkey’s recent elections – and what does the future hold? asks Naila Bozo.

Filed in: Kurdistan Politics Turkey

Kurdish boys killed as tensions rise in Cizre

Sophie Cousins reports on the Turkish town that ‘could be the next Kobane’.

Filed in: Human Rights Minorities Turkey Violence

A false Messiah: Turkey’s negative role in the Middle East

Accused of aiding IS and still oppressing its Kurdish population… Turkey’s reputation is in tatters, argues Naila Bozo.

Filed in: Conflict Human Rights Syria Turkey

PHOTO ESSAY: Temporary lives in Kobane

Giannis Papanikos documents the refugee situation at the border between Turkey and Syria.

Filed in: Refugees Syria Turkey

Social media’s role in Turkey’s dissent

The spark was a park, but the flame was fanned by the web, says Karin Alexander.

Filed in: Activism Technology Turkey

PHOTO STORY: Turkey has lost its fear

What started as an occupation in a park has provoked mass anti-government protest. Oren Ziv has captured striking images of the movement.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Politics Turkey

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