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Thursday, May 04, 2017

Erdogan’s blacklist

Erdogan’s blacklist
Voices of Turkey’s purge
By mehul srivastava. Photographs by monique jaques.
4 may 2017

‘It’s like you are a leper, nobody wants to talk to you . . . nobody wants to come close to you’

After the failed coup, came the crackdown.

And Turks have a name for the crackdown: they call it Ohal.

Ohal is short for Olaganustu Hal, a state of emergency. It was imposed in July last year after almost 250 people died when rebel military factions attempted to oust Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s president.

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