I remember the Turkish coup of 1980. Now it is my nephews’ turn to see adults terrified, fearing for their lives and their country’s future Until I was eight years old, I had never heard the word “dawn”. Then, early one
Notes from an exhibition that never was In February 2016,"Post-Peace" an Istanbul art exhibition due to take place on the city's Istiklal Caddesi, was cancelled due to "the delicate situation in Turkey". Just weeks later the busy street was the victim
Turkey is imprisoning intellectuals, but regime-critical author Ece Temelkuran has chosen to stay in Istanbul. She tells DW why what's happening in Turkey is relevant to all of us.
This week’s PEN Atlas piece reports from the Tanpınar literary festival in Turkey. Journalist Ece Temelkuran gives her personal response to this year’s festival. As world politics becomes bloodier, commercial literature becomes increasingly depoliticized. People eat, pray, love, and think Tahrir