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The Karagöz puppets are çapuling from bed rest!


Arkadaşlar – Friends, I’m trying hard to make a slowly by slowly come back… I’m feeling very sick and awaiting surgery without a set date due to insurance problems. As I lie here in bed in pain I am entertaining … Continue reading

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Esma and M. mourn the Sivas Alevi massacre case verdict


“Have you heard the news?” M. asked quietly over the crackly phone line as I dashed out to the porch in search of better reception. “Have you read the Turkish papers yet today?” he asked, with intent. “There was a … Continue reading

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