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A turning point for Kurds across the Middle East

Kurds find themselves in the eye of a fast paced and changing storm in the Middle East. Karlos Zurutuza interviews Riza Altun.

Filed in: Iraq Turkey

Awakening from the winter sleep – a year on from Tahir Elçi’s murder

A year ago today, human rights lawyer and founder of Amnesty International Turkey, Tahir Elçi, was gunned down, Türkan Elçi, his wife, reflects on what happened that day.

Filed in: Human Rights Turkey

‘I always carry Syria in my heart’

Rana Taloo, a Syrian humanitarian aid worker on the Turkish-Syrian border, tells her story.

Filed in: Turkey

Turkey in turmoil

Turkey’s president exploits the recent attempted coup against him to crack down on opponents. Chris Brazier reports.

Filed in: Turkey

Why the EU-Turkey deal will not solve the refugee crisis

The EU deportations do not solve the problem that refugees fleeing from Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere confront, says Hazel Healy.

Filed in: European Union Turkey

‘The best help comes from simple, solidarity movements’

Afghan refugee organizer Yonous Muhammadi speaks to Marienna Pope-Weidemann and Samir Dathi in Athens, Greece.

Filed in: European Union Greece Refugees Turkey

The EU-Turkey summit exposes our inhumanity to refugees

Open and democratic societies cannot be built on fear and hatred, writes Nick Dearden.

Filed in: Europe European Union Migration Turkey

Worldbeaters: Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey’s president is one of the political class’s more humourless and intolerant specimens.

Filed in: Politics Turkey

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

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