‘Banned from our own lives’: intellectuals mourn the Turkey that once was
February 28, 2017 4.55pm EST
Researcher, University of Geneva
Until very recently, Turkey was the place to be. The country offered space for everyone: all shades of Islamists and nationalists were becoming very comfortable, women were all around, LGBTIQ activists were proud, the secular and Kemalists continued on their way, and minorities were achieving recognition of some of their basic rights.
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