Tag: Cumartesi Anneleri

The Saturday Mothers in Turkey / Nicholas Glastonbury

| July 10, 2017
The Saturday Mothers in Turkey / Nicholas Glastonbury

Every Saturday, a group of people gathers in silent protest in Galatasaray Square in the heart of Istanbul. This group, known as the Saturday Mothers (Cumartesi Anneleri in Turkish), is primarily composed of older Kurdish women. The protests, which resemble those by the Madres del Plaza del Mayo in Argentina, consist of the mothers (and […]

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