Turkey

Tessa Love, IPS News
Survivors of the May 2014 Soma mine disaster, the worst in Turkey's history which left more than 300 people dead. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
Six days a week, Tahir Cetin spends seven and a half hours hundreds of feet underground on a narrow ledge, mining coal near Soma, Turkey. He breathes in dust that is destroying his lungs, and digs into walls that could collapse on top of him. With one false step, he could fall to his death. After five years of these conditions, and the low quality...
Jon Queally, staff writer
According to The Independent 's Middle East correspondent Robert Fisk, there is...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Ethnic Kurds across Turkey, human rights organizations inside Syria, and others...