Veli Encü remembers clearly what he vowed to himself, what all the devastated villagers vowed to themselves on that tragic night seven years ago: they would fight for truth and justice for as long as it took, and never give up. Encü maintains that vow today, after a year that has been especially difficult for […]
Author Archive for: Ahval
Ahval is an independent website about all things Turkey. Ahval sometimes uses my articles for the Turkish and Arabic sections of their site too.
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(This is a story from summer 2018 that was already on my website but not archived, and newsletter subscribers will get an alert that it’s ‘published’ now.) The Amsterdam based Foundation for Literature gave Kurdish poet and translator Kawa Nemir a chance to catch his breath after arriving in the Netherlands from Turkey, where he […]