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The story of a Turkish intellectual’s escape from prison
Thursday, Jul. 20, 2017 | Sibel Hurtas, Contributor
After years of controversy and trials, Armenian intellectual Sevan Nisanyan dropped a bombshell on Twitter, announcing his escape from a prison in Turkey.
'Justice March' spawns unique coalition in Turkey
Friday, Jul. 14, 2017 | Sibel Hurtas, Contributor
The “Justice March” of Turkey’s main opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu spawned a unique togetherness between disparate groups, but will this spontaneous coalition last?
Parchment down to last maker in ancient Turkish birthplace
Thursday, Jul. 6, 2017 | Sibel Hurtas, Contributor
Parchment, the game-changer in the ancient library war between Alexandria and Pergamum, is at risk of extinction in modern-day Bergama, where an 85-year-old man is the last surviving craftsman.
Turkey’s opposition head leads march for justice
Tuesday, Jun. 20, 2017 | Sibel Hurtas, Contributor
Turkey’s main opposition leader is heading a march from Ankara to Istanbul in his most powerful protest so far against the government’s toughening crackdown on dissent.