What do the blood-blistered eyes of Osman Şiban and the non-existent recollection of what happened to him even represent? To whom and what do they even mean?
Residents of an upscale Istanbul district have filed to cancel the construction permit for a project located in the only emergency meeting point in the area. Istanbul districts are mandated to have large empty spaces for residents to meet safely during and after an earthquake.
A union representative and emergency room nurse was exiled by the Izmir hospital he worked at for exposing the shortage of personal protective equipment at the institution. The official reason for his reassignment was that he spoke with a media outlet "without authority."
Turkish government is frequently referring to the failures of the responses of European countries and the United States in tackling with the coronavirus outbreak. Turkey is truly in a “better position” in the sense that we can predict what our rulers are capable of doing. We can predict that our rulers will say only their views about an issue, without feeling the need to hide their opinions or stay completely objective.
Rapid coronavirus test kits, which were imported from China, have been released and are now in use, Turkey's Health Ministry announced in a memo to press last weekend. Rapid tests reveal the results of whether one is infected with the virus or not in 15 minutes.