At times, the protests have turned into a quite heated one, especially when the riot police showed up. A protester is seen in the photograph as he was trying to direct the people towards another area before the police arrived.
Turkey is witnessing the biggest anti-government protests in years. What started as a small sit-in to protect the trees from bulldozing to build a shopping mall in the last green space known as Gezi Park in central Istanbul has turned into tens of thousands of people protesting the authoritarian government and the imposing of conservative Islamic values on the officially secular country. Those values and laws are intended to infringe people's civil liberties and personal freedoms. Turkish government attracted...
Born in 1986, living in İzmir, Turkey.
The recipient of 1st Place Awards in two categories in 2011 Worldwide Photography Gala Awards in The UK and several honorable mentions in 2013 and 2011 International Photography Awards in The USA.
Fotoğraf / February 2009 (Turkish magazine)
Psikeart / June 2012 (Turkish magazine)
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