He was one of the most important voices in contemporary Turkish literature. All his life, Yasar Kemal campaigned for human rights and peace. Now the well-known author has died. An obituary by Sabine DamaschkeMore
They are descendants of Africans brought to the Ottoman Empire as slaves and domestic workers and said to number up to 100,000. Bradley Secker spent time with those identifying as Afro-Turks in western Turkey.