How the pandemic impoverished Istanbul’s cleaners

Nur Babacan, 28, once made her living cleaning apartment buildings in Istanbul.…

Immigrant doctors get a raw deal

Immigrant doctors in Turkey complain that they are working under significantly worse…

“Like a walking coronavirus”: Turkey’s elderly in lockdown

On 21 March, Turkey’s interior ministry announced an enforced curfew on people…

Coronavirus, a working-class disease?

Yusuf Savur, 28, a construction worker since the age 15, lives in…

Photo story: Public workers on the frontline against Covid-19

On a rainy day in Istanbul, people queue in front of Bakırköy…

Sham marriages for women with Down’s syndrome

The guests are waiting in the hall, all dressed up, with the…