For Turkey, 2021 Is No Different Than 2020 or Other Years

Amid newfound enthusiasm, hopes, and subtle cynicism ignited by a pandemic and increasing poverty in 2020, what 2021 would bring to Turkey was a mystery. Until a picture from a hospital.

Abdullah Ayasun

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A woman, who just gave birth to a baby in a hospital in Ankara, terrifyingly looks at a police officer waiting for her arrest.

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Abdullah Ayasun

Boston-based journalist and writer. Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. 2023 WHCA Scholar. On art, culture, politics and everything in between. X: @abyasun