“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…

Being a refugee in Turkey is expensive

“Free to soldiers, 1 TL for Turks, 5 TL for Syrians,” reads…

Trapped by the EU-Turkey border crisis

Tens of thousands of refugees and migrants have arrived at the Turkey-Greece…

Turkey’s economic crisis hits home

Inside a dark and narrow second-hand shop in Istanbul, a man sits…

Embracing the homeless in Istanbul

The Embrace Life restaurant is tucked away on a side street in…