The most wrong knowledge about this religion is that Êzîdîs worship of evil spirit. In fact, Êzîdîs do not worship of evil spirit, but only God. Being Kurds and non-Muslims, Êzîdîs have suffered greatly from both ethnic and religious persecuation throughout history....
A STORY OF ABANDONMENT: MADEN
Copper deposits which lend its name to Maden District of Elazığ have been known as the oldest and the richest deposits in the world. These copper deposits have been processed by many civilisations throughout history. After 1938,...
The Southern Kurtalan Train Express route came into service in 1944 and, starting from Kurtalan, stops in Diyarbakır, Malatya, Sivas, Kayseri and Ankara. This train route is mostly used by seasonal workers that are living in east Turkey, but are working on the western part of the country from spring to fall for...
Portraits From Coup Protest
Protest Coup Attempt
People gathered Bosphorus Bridge to react failed military coup attempt in Turkey.
MILITARY COUP ATTEMPT IN TURKEY
A group of the Turkish army claimed to be in charge of the country by sending an email to journalists. The group accused the government of eroding Turkey’s secular traditions.People gathered at the Beylerbeyi entrance of the bosphorus bridge, which was blocked by turkish soldiers, to protest against the military coup
TİGRİS ( DİCLE)
Dijle meaning running water is globally known as Tigris.With its 523 km length of run in Turkey, Dijle River being the second biggest river of Turkey rises from Hazal Lake and joining Firat River covers around 1840 km until it flows into the Persian Gulf in Shatt al-Arab region....
DISPLACED - A Syrian Journey from Turkey to Germany
'Since the war started, I feel that I am not in life; I just live because I have to live. I have to take care of my children. Of course I was so glad that I made it. I brought my children here safely and they will build their career. I don't have any wishes for myself. Just my wish is that… to be calm. But I still have many pains in my heart. Because children… not just in Syria, everywhere I see children suffer...'
Trabzon Idmanocagi Women’s Football Team
The Trabzon Idmanocagi women’s football team was founded in the season of 2007-2008 and moved up to Turkey’s first division in the season of 2009-2010.
the voice has been born out of the water, out of the bird, out of lullabies, out of mothers’ lullabies, out of women’s lullabies; it is nature’s voice... it is the voice of the mountain, the voice of the sea...
Eduard’s story stretches out from Armenia to Istanbul where he is living together with his family as a migrant since ten years...
A Family Portrait
With Istanbul based Armenian Yetvart Tomasyan’s own words, ‘We are able to successfully hide and protect the ties with our past through the medium of photography...
After the Curfew in Cizre and Idil
The curfew declared at 14th of December in Cizre district of Sirnak has been lifted temporarily on 2nd of March....
Turkish TV Series
TV series were not been popular in Turkey before mid of 80’s as it is a phenomenon these days. Nowadays local TV series are...
Newroz in Diyarbakir, 2016
Newroz organised by Democratic Society Congress (DTK) was celebrated with mass security measures in Newroz Park in Bağlar District....
Refugees in Berlin
In the course of the European-wide refugee crisis, Germany has been confronted with an unexpected amount of 1.091.894 registered asylum seekers in the year of 2015...
North of Cyprus During Negotiations
The future is still uncertain for the people of Northern Cyprus while the negotiations continue. Whether they identify themselves as Cypriot, Turkish Cypriot or Turkish, they are all looking for a country where they can live and earn their life independently, raise their children without identity issues with their economical as well as political rights being fully granted.
Funeral of Tahir Elci
Head of the Diyarbakir Bar Association and human rights defender Tahir Elci, was shot dead close by the Dort Ayakli Minaret at the Sur district in Diyarbakir...
Curfew in Nusaybin
In Nusaybin, a district of Mardin where curfew has been declared two times before, another curfew that has been enacted on the 13th of November was lifted on the 26th of November 2015. At the end of the siege of fourteen days, nine civilians were killed...
REFUGEE CAMPS FOR SYRIAN PEOPLE
Syrians has started to take refuge in Turkey in April 2011 and the first camp was set up in Yayladağı-Hatay on 1 May 2015. As of 15 September 2015, the number of Syrians living in Turkey is 2.027.981. Besides, 200.000 Iraqi who fled the war in their countries, are being hosted in Turkey.
A Domestic Worker; Gul Korkutan
Gül Korkutan, living in Esenyurt,Istanbul, works six days in a week as a domestic worker for 17 years. “After I became a member of union, I realized that my field of work is a profession.” said Gül Korkutan who is actively involved in ‘IMECE, Union of Domestic Workers’ since 2002.
Tarlabaşı is a neighbourhood close to Taksim Square in İstanbul-Beyoğlu that exists since 1535. Jewish, Armenian and Greek craftsmen as well as diplomats used to populate Tarlabaşı after its reconstruction, whereas in the early 90s a migration wave coming from Turkey’s eastern region lead to shape Tarlabaşı into a mostly Kurdish populated spot until today. Lately, it more and more provides cheap housing for Syrian refugees as well as African asylum seekers.
The Gardens of Yedikule
The Bostans (Gardens) of Yedikule are to be found on the area between Yedikule Kapi and Belgrad Kapi on the European side of Istanbul, in the district of Fatih. The Yedikule Gardens, which have the span of 200 hectares and are surrounded by the fifth-century city walls, have been of agricultural importance ever since the Byzantine Empire.
SYRIAN CHILD WORKERS
According to the statement of Ministry of Internal Affairs in June 2014 there are 1 million 385 thousand Syrian people living in Turkey. Around 220 thousand of them live in camps while the others spread all around the country. UNICEF reports that half of the Syrian refugees in Turkey are aged in between 0-18 years and at least one third of them are at their school age.
Million Dollar View, Urban Transformation
NarPhotos photographers documented the surrounding neighbourhood of Istanbul between January 2012 and March 2013...
A STORY OF ABANDONMENT; MADEN
Copper deposits which lend its name to Maden District of Elazığ have been known as the oldest and the richest deposits in the world. These copper deposits have been processed by many civilisations throughout history. After 1938,......
Republic and Democracy Rally
Thousands of people gathered for "Republic and Democracy" rally at Taksim Square with the call of Turkey's main opposition party, CHP....
Eduard’s story stretches out from Armenia to Istanbul where he is living together with his family as a migrant since ten years. Out of the overly crowded grounds of his kind that nevertheless seem foreign to him – which is Turkey – he whispers the following, ‘Yes, I am living in ......
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