Turkish women march in women’s rights protest in Istanbul
30 July 2017 | 1:11 pm
Hundreds of Turkish women marched in the country's biggest city of Istanbul on Saturday (July 29), in protest against violence and animosity they say they have faced from men demanding they dress more conservatively.
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The first mayoral vote in March was annulled after the ruling AKP party's losing candidate cried foul. Critics say the re-run is proof that President Erdogan does not want to lose grip on power.
22 Dec 2019
Around one hundred people perfom the choreography of a Chilean feminist collective, entitled "The rapist is you!", which has become a global anthem against violence against women.
31 Oct 2020
French-Swiss artist Saype (real name Guillaume Legros) unveils three massive land-art productions in Istanbul, as a part of his "Beyond Walls" project in which he paints giant intertwined hands to symbolise "the largest human chain" around the world. Istanbul is the eighth step of the project which he began in June 2019.
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Despite Turkey's vigorous contact tracing efforts, coronavirus infections are on the rise again. As in other countries, too many people are letting their guard down despite pressure from officials to stick to the rules. Opposition politicians blame the government for this lack of concern, accusing it of hiding the true scale of the outbreak.
28 Feb 2021
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dismissed criticism over his handling of ongoing protests at Bogazici University and promised to show “no mercy” towards demonstrators.
17 Feb 2021
Tourists enjoy Istanbul's scenery and children play in parks after heavy snowfalls following weeks of warm weather in Turkey.
28 Mar 2021
Turkish President Erdogan justified his decision to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention by saying it has been ‘hijacked by a group attempting to normalize homosexuality.' Lawyers say the withdrawal is unconstitutional.
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Hundreds of people rally in Istanbul against Turkey's controversial exit on Thursday from a treaty which combats femicide and domestic abuse.
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The four million or so refugees in Turkey are facing growing animosity. In the Istanbul immigrant district of Yusufpasa, many are worried about what the future will bring.
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