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The Politics of Grieving in Turkey

Oguz Alyanak , January 18th, 2018


The Death of the Maden Family The Aegean Sea is a graveyard. Like its Mediterranean counterpart, its waters are filled with human bodies that wash up on the…


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What’s in a Kiss?

Oguz Alyanak , October 27th, 2017


On a late October day in 2016, police detained 17 journalists in a raid on the Istanbul offices of Turkey’s oldest newspaper, Cumhuriyet, as part of the post-July…


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The Voice of Hunger, Part 1

Oguz Alyanak , June 27th, 2017


A Two Part Series on Lives Sacrificed under Turkey’s State of Emergency For Nuriye, Semih and many other brave souls who choose to carry on… Part 1: The…


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