Author: Ceyda Nurtsch

Graphic and installation artist Ozge Samanci (photo: Hartwig Klappert)

Interview with Turkish artist Ozge Samanci

″Pressure on artists in Turkey is increasing″

Following the coup attempt of 15 July, the supporters of various parties gather on Taksim Square in Istanbul (photo: picture-alliance/AA/I. Yakut)

Turkey's democratic future

Hanging by a thread

"Abwab" publisher Ramy al-Asheq (photo: dpa)

Germany′s first Arabic newspaper for refugees

Newcomers, not refugees

Protests against the murder of Ozgecan Aslan in Ankara (photo: Getty Images/AFP/A. Altan)

Domestic violence against women in Turkey

″Don′t prevent divorce, prevent murder!″

Lebanese Indie rock band Mashrou' Leila (source: Facebook)

Interview with Hamed Sinno, frontman of Mashrou’ Leila

Flouting Arab pop convention

Baris Uygur, Turkish author and publisher of the satirical magazine Uykusuz (photo: Binooki publishers)

Interview with the Turkish author Baris Uygur

"Even we're lost for words sometimes"

The political sociologist Bilgin Ayata (photo: private)

Turkey: interview with Bilgin Ayata

No haven for refugees

Elektro Hafiz presents his saz (photo: Face Montana)

Elektro Hafiz

A musical maverick

Turks demonstrate for press freedom (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/T. Stavrakis)

Flouting freedoms in Turkey

Self-censorship thriving

The "Anatolian Jazz Orchestra" (photo: Matthias Martin)

The "Anatolian Jazz Orchestra"

"More feeling than form"

The Turkish Roma musician Ayhan Kucukboyaci (photo: Ceyda Nurtsch)

Interview with the Turkish Roma musician ″Balik″ Ayhan Kucukboyaci

″We Roma are more than just entertainers″

Logo of the NGO ″Beyond Istanbul″ (Source: ″Beyond Istanbul″)

Anti-construction protests in Turkey

″Reclaim Istanbul!″ – policy vs. architecture

The band Bukahara (photo: Sophia Zoe)

"Bukahara"

Global buskers

Protest art by Akad (photo: Neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst)

Exhibition: Political Art and Resistance in Turkey

The art of remembering

Demetrios Karamintzas (photo: Demetrios Karamintzas)

Interview with oboist Demetrios Karamintzas

"These children deserve the same opportunities as children anywhere else"

An LGBT demonstration in Istanbul (photo: Dorian Jones/DW)

The role of the HDP in the Turkish general election

Beacon of hope for women and LGBTs

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