Author: Tayfun Guttstadt

Helin Bolek, singer with the Turkish group "Grup Yorum", on hunger strike (photo: Fosem)

Death of Grup Yorum singer Helin Bolek

Against the death cult

Visitors to the historic spice bazaar in Istanbul's Eminonu quarter on 13.03.2020 (photo: AFP/O. Kose)

COVID-19 pandemic

How is Turkey dealing with the corona crisis?

Turkish military vehicles advance in northern Syria (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Turkish incursion into northern Syria

You reap what you sow

Ataturk flag above Taksim Square in Istanbul (photo: Reuters)

Criticising Erdogan

Don't romanticise the Kemalist legacy!