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.

(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

Abdullah Ayasun

New York-based writer. Politics, culture, literary criticism, art, and technology. American political affairs, Turkey, MidEast, and beyond. Twitter: @abyasun