Why Istanbul’s rerun is a battle for the soul of Turkey

Published in: 14 June 2019 Written by: Merve Tahiroglu All articles by: Merve Tahiroglu Written by: Aykan Erdemir All articles by: Aykan Erdemir

Six summers ago, Erdogan’s social engineering efforts triggered their first major backslash in Istanbul. And this March, spring came back to Istanbul.

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