In Turkey, Mothers’ Quest For Justice Exposes Political Hypocrisy

Mothers in Istanbul and Diyarbakir fight for their sons, either to find them or to release them from prison after unjust conviction. The ruling party’s selective approach exposes deep moral flaws.

Abdullah Ayasun
9 min readSep 17, 2019

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Mothers of young boys who were believed to be taken by PKK to mountains protest in front of Kurdish HDP party in Diyarbakir. (Photo Credit: D Agency)

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Abdullah Ayasun

Boston-based journalist and writer. Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. On art, culture, politics and everything in between. X: @abyasun