VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

The Difference Between Two Stories of Violence Against Women in Istanbul

During the 2013 Gezi Park protests, Erdogan rallied Turkey after an attack against a hijabi woman in Istanbul. It was a concoction. But Friday’s attack against a non-hijabi woman not.

Abdullah Ayasun
3 min readJul 25, 2020

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(Journalist Elif Cakir (R) “conducts” an interview with a female victim who was “attacked” by a mob during Gezi Park protests in 2013. Star daily)

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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