Disquiet over new Armenian Patriarch

The election of a new patriarch for Turkey’s Armenian community has been…

Islamised Armenians reclaim their religion

Gafur Turkay, like his six brother and sisters, was raised as a…

Fighting for gender equality: The Istanbul Convention

Women’s rights activists in Turkey warn that hard-earned gains and protections enshrined…

The secret life of the ghetto

For many years, the impoverished neighborhood of Hürriyet in the southern Turkish…

Syrian refugees don’t want to go home

Abdullah Ebu Hattab is a Syrian refugee whose biggest dream is to…

Sex workers in Turkey stand up for their rights

Melike Arzu Şakiroğlu wanted job security. Like other sex workers in Istanbul,…

A Turkish photographer teaches Syrian children photography skills

Mustafa Gulek is a Turkish photographer who takes photos of Syrian and…

Big changes ahead for Turkey’s arts schools

Turkey’s top education body plans to repeal the aptitude exams that govern…

The Government’s new front in the war on smoking

Smokers who light up in their own cars in Turkey now face…

Shadow of Chernobyl: Experts urge stronger safety measures

As construction continues on Turkey’s first nuclear power plant – a cornerstone…