Tag Archives: Istanbul

These are our children, Part 1

By Deryal Yuksel Meet Hasan, Hatun, Hanna and Ali. They are refugees from Aleppo, Syria. They are lost between two lands, feeling accepted by none. Istanbul’s historic Balat district, is their new playground. Sometimes words in newspaper articles are just not enough for … Continue reading

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Shooting the right way at the Syrian border

By guest author Deryal Yuksel I am a photographer, and a few months ago I was travelling around the Syrian border. There is no way I can go there now. Most of the towns I have visited have turned into … Continue reading

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